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fright

 
 
pronunciation:
fraIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: strong fear caused by sudden danger.
In her fright, she dropped her basket and ran.
synonyms:
fear, scare, terror
similar words:
alarm, dread, horror, panic, shock
definition 2: something or someone that causes such fear.
It was quite a fright when you walked in with blood all over your shirt.
synonyms:
fear, horror, terror
similar words:
dread
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