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Adjective
Of capable of causing fear
“A shouted threat would have been less frightening than the amused satisfaction in his tone.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to feel alarm or fright
“Instilling a feeling of insecurity is the best way to scare your population into submission and frighten away potential investors.”
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