overwhelmed by terror; terrified.
- Also ter·ror-struck [ter-er-struhk]. /ˈtɛr ərˌstrʌk/.
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How to use terror-stricken in a sentence
terror-stricken fugitives began to block the roads and to impede the movements of the army.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 | Henry Baerlein
terror-stricken, he left the church, and did not regain his consciousness until he stood in the portico of the old temple.
terror-stricken, they appeared before the war council, there to render an account of their deeds.In the Shadow of Death | P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
terror-stricken he fled in the direction taken by his friend, whom he soon met, returning to learn the cause of the firing.Stories of Old Kentucky | Martha Grassham Purcell
terror-stricken, appalled, shaking as with an ague, the gun almost drops from his grasp.The Death Shot | Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for terror-stricken
in a state of terror
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