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OTHER WORDS FROM frightenedfright·ened·ly, adverbun·fright·ened, adjectivewell-frightened, adjective
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How to use frightened in a sentence
Exhausted and frightened, they were forced to decide how to go about saving themselves.
A female investigative journalist was severely harassed and temporarily silenced by such activity, and more recently, a female poet and novelist was frightened and shamed.
The agents sat at a table, across from Tanvir, who was frightened and spoke poor English.Supreme Court rules for Muslims placed on no-fly list after refusing to become FBI informants|Robert Barnes|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It turned out to be a very big and very frightened stray dog.Some tasty, food-inspired names were on the menu for these pets|John Kelly|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Sometimes there would be a new visitor to the island, like a wayward sailor named Gulliver or a delightfully frightened ghost named Wisp, who needed my help.Nintendo's Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is the Game We All Need Right Now|Matthew Gault|March 17, 2020|Time
I am frightened by how much of this is caused by organized retail crime.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even as early as December 4, remarks from inside the bubble were cryptic and frightened.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yeah, having a microphone and so many people under your control always frightened me.George Clinton on Industry ‘Mobsters’ and How Nobody Wants to Listen to a Crackhead|Curtis Stephen|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Holmes seemed to expedite matters promptly, amid rumors that she was frightened of the Church of Scientology.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The people seemed not at all frightened as they trooped past to begin their day.
“I went into a great passion and frightened my mother into a fit,” said Wardle.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
His silence had frightened her: what if he should resent on her the cruel words spoken by Dr. Ashton?Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Though frightened to death, I refused to part with my reserve and made ready to go and take command of it at break of dawn.
He went out into the garden, and the rustling of the laurel-bushes frightened him.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The submarine scare is full on; the beastly things have frightened us more than all the Turks and all their German guns.