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

 fright /ˈfraɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fright n.
 1. A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.
 2. Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion. [Colloq.]
 Syn: -- Alarm; terror; consternation. See Alarm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fright v. t. [imp. Frighted; p. pr. & vb. n.. Frighting.]  To alarm suddenly; to shock by causing sudden fear; to terrify; to scare.
    Nor exile or danger can fright a brave spirit.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To affright; dismay; daunt; intimidate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain
          or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or
          fight) [syn: fear, fearfulness] [ant: fearlessness]
      v : cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building
          frightens me" [syn: frighten, scare, affright]