fright

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
fright

Plural
frights

  1. A strong and sudden fear.
  2. A thing that scares someone.
    Seeing someone with a gun gave me quite a fright.

Verb[change]

Plain form
fright

Third-person singular
frights

Past tense
frighted

Past participle
frighted

Present participle
frighting

  1. (old, no longer used) To scare someone.
    Seeing someone with a gun frightened me very much.

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