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  • 181Intimidate — In*tim i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intimidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intimidating}.] [LL. intimidatus, p. p. of intimidare to frighten; pref. in in + timidus fearful, timid: cf. F. intimider. See {Timid}.] To make timid or fearful; to inspire of… …

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  • 182Intimidated — Intimidate In*tim i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intimidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intimidating}.] [LL. intimidatus, p. p. of intimidare to frighten; pref. in in + timidus fearful, timid: cf. F. intimider. See {Timid}.] To make timid or fearful; to… …

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  • 183Intimidating — Intimidate In*tim i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intimidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intimidating}.] [LL. intimidatus, p. p. of intimidare to frighten; pref. in in + timidus fearful, timid: cf. F. intimider. See {Timid}.] To make timid or fearful; to… …

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  • 184Scare — Scare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaring}.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To… …

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  • 185Scarecrow — Scare crow , n. 1. Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger. [1913 Webster] A scarecrow set to frighten fools away. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A person clad in rags and tatters.… …

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  • 186Scared — Scare Scare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaring}.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To… …

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  • 187Scaring — Scare Scare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaring}.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To… …

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  • 188Startle — Star tle (st[aum]r t l), v. t. 1. To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension; to frighten suddenly and not seriously; to alarm; to surprise. [1913 Webster] The supposition, at least, that angels do sometimes assume bodies need not… …

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  • 189Terrified — Terrify Ter ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Terrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Terrifying}.] [L. terrere to frighten + fy: cf. F. terrifier, L. terrificare. See {Terrific}, and { fy}.] 1. To make terrible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If the law, instead of… …

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  • 190Terrify — Ter ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Terrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Terrifying}.] [L. terrere to frighten + fy: cf. F. terrifier, L. terrificare. See {Terrific}, and { fy}.] 1. To make terrible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If the law, instead of aggravating… …

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  • 191Terrifying — Terrify Ter ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Terrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Terrifying}.] [L. terrere to frighten + fy: cf. F. terrifier, L. terrificare. See {Terrific}, and { fy}.] 1. To make terrible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If the law, instead of… …

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  • 192To scare away — Scare Scare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaring}.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To… …

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  • 193To scare up — Scare Scare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaring}.] [OE. skerren, skeren, Icel. skirra to bar, prevent, skirrask to shun, shrink from; or fr. OE. skerre, adj., scared, Icel. skjarr; both perhaps akin to E. sheer to turn.] To… …

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  • 194afeard — or afeared adjective Etymology: Middle English afered, from Old English āfǣred, past participle of āfǣran to frighten, from ā , perfective prefix + fǣran to frighten more at abide, fear Date: before 12th century chiefly dialect afraid …

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  • 195aghast — adjective Etymology: Middle English agast, from past participle of agasten to frighten, from a (perfective prefix) + gasten to frighten more at abide, gast Date: 13th century struck with terror, amazement, or horror ; shocked …

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  • 196intimidate — transitive verb ( dated; dating) Etymology: Medieval Latin intimidatus, past participle of intimidare, from Latin in + timidus timid Date: 1646 to make timid or fearful ; frighten; especially to compel or deter by or as if by threats < tried to&#8230; …

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  • 197affray — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from affraier Date: 14th century 1. archaic fray, brawl 2. chiefly British a fight between two or more people in a public place that disturbs the peace II. transitive verb …

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  • 198affright — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English afyrht, afright frightened, from Old English āfyrht, past participle of āfyrhtan to frighten, from ā , perfective prefix + fyrhtan to fear; akin to Old English fyrhto fright more at abide, fright Date …

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  • 199Black Death — ), [ [http://www.pasteur.fr/actu/presse/press/07pesteTIGR E.htm Researchers sound the alarm: the multidrug resistance of the plague bacillus could spread] ] but recently attributed by some to other diseases.The pandemic is thought to have begun&#8230; …

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  • 200Heart of Oak — is the official march of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. It is also the official march of the Canadian Navy, as well as the Canadian Forces Naval Operations Branch.The music was composed by Dr William Boyce and the words were written by the …

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