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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fright·en v. t. [imp. Frightened p. pr. & vb. n. Frightening ]  To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.
    More frightened than hurt.   --Old Proverb.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful
            risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful
            that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the
            headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it
            once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling";
            "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible
            curse" [syn: awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded,
             dreadful, fearful, fearsome, horrendous, horrific,
      n : to inspire with fear [syn: terrorization, terrorisation]