verb (used with object)
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Origin of affright
OTHER WORDS FROM affrightself-af·fright·ed, adjectiveun·af·fright·ed, adjectiveun·af·fright·ed·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for affright
Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He returned shortly, to meet his mother standing in the doorway, with pale, affrighted face.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
My spirit trembled; I, Daniel, was affrighted at these things, and the visions of my head troubled me.
On the approach of the steamer, several started up, affrighted by the noise, and glided hastily into the dirty yellow stream.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
And they that were in the city being affrighted, opened the gates to him: so Jonathan took Joppe.