Affright - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əfraɪt|  American pronunciation of the word affright
Brit.  |əˈfrʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word affright

noun

- an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety (syn: panic, terror)

verb

- cause fear in(syn: fright, frighten, scare)

Examples

...a ghastly sight that would affright any person...

Ghosts could never affright her

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