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What is another word for frightening?

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Adjective
Causing, or capable of causing, fear
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“A shouted threat would have been less frightening than the amused satisfaction in his tone.”
Noun
Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
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Verb
Present participle for to scare or instill fear
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“They decided to frighten her off by firing an arrow so it would noisily strike the pot.”
Verb
Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
Verb
Present participle for to stimulate into action
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