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1. terrify

verb. ['ˈtɛrəˌfaɪ'] fill with terror; frighten greatly.

Synonyms

  • terrorise
  • terrorize
  • affright
  • scare
  • panic
  • fright

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • terrificare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Terrify

  • clarify
  • verify

Sentences with terrify


1. Verb, base form
This will only serve to terrify your cat and possibly injure her as well.

Quotes about terrify


1. To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?
- Christopher Hitchens

2. Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation.
- Alan Cohen

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