fright

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fright

[AS. fryhto]
Extreme sudden fear.
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Yes, plenty fright," he confessed, with an air of dismissing the subject.
I speak you true," Oti broke into speech, "then you savve we fright now.
And then," said Tip to himself, with a laugh, "she'll squeal louder than the brown pig does when I pull her tail, and shiver with fright worse than I did last year when I had the ague
Stuart, in their first interview, to shoot the giant chief with his pistol, and the fright caused among the warriors by presenting the rifles, had probably added the stimulus of pique to their usual horse- stealing propensities.
But it was left to the Virgin to give him his final fright.
Other men might have been spoiled by this and led to lose their heads; but the only effect on him was to increase his fright.
He kept trying to show them something in the next paragraph; but Szedvilas could not get by the word "rental"--and when he translated it to Teta Elzbieta, she too was thrown into a fright.
They were so weak from fright that they could not walk, but had to sit down on the way.
I rested me a little and went on; my blood was all in a fire; my heart beat as if I was in a sudden fright.
When David saw the place to which they had come he began to tremble with fright, and when they stopped by the bridge where the creek came down from among the trees, he wanted to spring out of the phaeton and run away.
Rosa, in her fright, made vain attempts to check this furious outbreak.
His lady, in the utmost despair with this fright, came to the window, with two candles in her hand, that she might be known; and cried out, for God's sake to call the guards.