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terrify

ter·ri·fy

terrify

 
 
pronunciation:
te rih faI
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: terrified, terrifies, terrifying
definition: to fill with great fear or terror.
They used torture on some citizens in order to terrify the others.The idea of flying in an airplane terrifies some people.
 
synonyms:
frighten, petrify, scare, terrorize
similar words:
abash, alarm, cow, daunt, horrify, panic, shock, unman
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derivation: terrifyingly (adv.)