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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
synonym study for frightened
2. See afraid.
OTHER WORDS FROM frightenedfright·ened·ly, adverbun·fright·ened, adjectivewell-frightened, adjective
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How to use frightened in a sentence
I remember vaguely half sobs and whispers from Miss Hisgins's bedroom, all the while that I stared frightenedly up the corridor.
I turned my head stiffly over to the left, glancing frightenedly behind me, and flashing the light to help my eyes.
"Go along with it peaceably," advised the Negro youth frightenedly.The Enormous Room|Horace Leonard Gold
She looked frightenedly from her husband to me, then back to him again.Rats in the Belfry|John York Cabot
The man dropped the rope and sprang back along the roof to tumble frightenedly into the cockpit.The Adventure Club Afloat|Ralph Henry Barbour