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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 af·fright /əˈfraɪt/
 (v.)使恐怖;驚嚇;恐嚇

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Af·fright v. t. [imp. & p. p. Affrighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Affrighting.]  To impress with sudden fear; to frighten; to alarm.
    Dreams affright our souls.   --Shak.
 A drear and dying sound
 Affrights the flamens at their service quaint.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To terrify; frighten; alarm; dismay; appall; scare; startle; daunt; intimidate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Af·fright, p. a. Affrighted. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Af·fright, n.
 1. Sudden and great fear; terror. It expresses a stronger impression than fear, or apprehension, perhaps less than terror.
    He looks behind him with affright, and forward with despair.   --Goldsmith.
 2. The act of frightening; also, a cause of terror; an object of dread.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 affright
      v : cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building
          frightens me" [syn: frighten, fright, scare]