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Noun: fright  frIt
  1. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    - fear, fearfulness
     
  2. A sudden experience causing fear or alarm
    "I had a fright but went back to sleep";
    - scare
Verb: fright  frIt
Usage: archaic
  1. Cause fear in
    - frighten, scare, affright

Derived forms: frighted, frighting, frights

See also: afraid, fearless, 'fraid [non-standard], unafraid

Type of: emotion, excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir

Encyclopedia: Fright