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Verb: scare away  skehr u'wey
  1. Cause to lose courage
    "scared away by the refusal";
    - daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, frighten away, scare

Derived forms: scared away, scares away, scaring away

Type of: intimidate, put the frigheners on [Brit, informal], put the screws on [informal]