frighten
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɹaɪtn̩/
Verb

frighten (frightens, present participle frightening; past and past participle frightened)

  1. To cause to feel fear; to scare; to cause to feel alarm or fright
    Avery puts a sheet over her head, pretending to be a ghost to frighten Emily.
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