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Frighten

Synonyms for frighten:

Sense 1

niggle, psych out, weigh on, traumatize, scare into, discourage, reek, cow.

Sense 2

weigh down, shake up, terrorize, paralyze, spook.

Sense 3

stab, jangle, puzzle.

Sense 4

freak, shake, rock, chill.

Sense 5

bother, nag.

Sense 9

concern, exercise.

Sense 10

trouble.

alarm

panic.

dismay

consternate.

dispirit

demoralize.

disturb

make uneasy.

drive off

scare off or away.

endanger

threaten.

haunt

harrow, weigh on.

Other synonyms and related words:

cow, frighten away, affright, pall, appal, scare away, nag, chill, dash, terrorize, frighten off, jangle, puzzle, paralyze, trouble, consternate, spook, freak, bother, demoralize, scare off, discourage, daunt, shake up, shake, traumatize, niggle, fright.

Sense 2 (noun)

discourage.

Sense 3 (noun)

weigh on, bother, concern.

frighten (noun)

scare, affright, fright.

alarm (verb)

surprise, signal, shock, alert, dismay, startle.

frighten (verb)

harrow, petrify, panic, haunt, disturb, terrify, horrify, agitate, rattle, set on edge, unnerve, alarm.

shock, scare (verb)

browbeat, horrify, panic, petrify, terrorize, chill, dismay, daunt, demoralize, spook, scare off, scare away, alarm, bulldoze, unnerve, discourage, startle, intimidate, affright, terrify, cow, agitate.

threaten (verb)

torment, admonish, hint, forebode, Forewarn, scare, intimidate, browbeat, threaten, harass, warn, bulldoze, bully.

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