Affright | Definition of Affright by Merriam-Webster
History and Etymology for affright. Verb. Middle English afrighten, probably derivative of afright, afyrht (12th century) "frightened," going back to Old English āfyrht, past participle of āfyrhtan "to frighten," from ā-, perfective prefix + fyrhtan "to frighten" — more at abide, fright entry 2. Noun. derivative of affright entry 1
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Strong's Hebrew: 3372. יָרֵא (yare') -- affright
אִ֘ירָ֤א אִ֭ירָא אִירָ֑א אִירָ֥א אִירָאֶ֑נּוּ אירא איראנו הַיָּרֵא֙ הַמֹּורִ֤ים הַנּֽוֹרָאֹת֙ הַנּוֹרָ֑א הירא המורים הנורא הנוראת וְ֝נוֹרָ֗א וְהַנּוֹרָ֑א וְהַנּוֹרָ֔א וְהַנּוֹרָ֗א וְהַנּוֹרָ֨א וְהַנּוֹרָֽא ...
Startle Synonyms, Startle Antonyms | Thesaurus.com
c.1300, "run to and fro," frequentative of sterten (see start (v.)). Sense of "move suddenly in surprise or fear" first recorded 1520s. Transitive meaning "frighten suddenly" is from 1590s.
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Home | What is Poetry | Terms in Poetry | Famous Poets | Poetry Links: Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) Bio from Biography.com . A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe. In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed But a waking dream of life and light
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HOLY SONNETS. XIII. What if this present were the world's last night ? Mark in my heart, O soul, where thou dost dwell, The picture of Christ crucified, and tell
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"To frighten" or "make fearful" is at the root of the verb intimidate. An animal might intimidate a smaller animal by bearing its teeth, and a person can intimidate another by threatening to do something harmful.
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In Ocean's wide domains, Half buried in the sands, Lie skeletons in chains, With shackled feet and hands. Beyond the fall of dews, Deeper than plummet lies,
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1590s, alteration of Middle English skerren (c.1200), from Old Norse skirra "to frighten; to shrink from, shun; to prevent, avert," related to skjarr "timid, shy, afraid of," of unknown origin. In Scottish also skair, skar, and in dialectal English skeer, skear, which seems to preserve the older pronunciation.To scare up "procure, obtain" is first recorded 1846, American English, from notion ...