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Synonyms of fright in English:


  • 1 she was paralyzed with fright
  • 2 the experience gave everyone a fright
    a scare, a shock, a surprise, a turn, a jolt, a start;
    the shivers, the shakes
    informal the jitters, the heebie-jeebies, the willies, the creeps, a cold sweat, butterflies (in one's stomach)
  • 3 informal she looked an absolute fright
    ugly sight, eyesore, monstrosity
    informal mess, sight, state, blot on the landscape
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