English to Yoruba Meaning :: frighten

Frighten :
dẹrù
- dẹrùdẹrùfrighteneddẹrubadérùbà
 
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Verb(1) Drive out by frightening(2) Shock(3) Scare

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(1) It was an accomplishment, to frighten the person who had so often terrified him.(2) The government denies legal responsibility, presumably to frighten off other claimants(3) I must warn you that this image will shock and frighten you and if you are old or weak please do not look at it.(4) If you say anything to him you might frighten him off(5) At his age, I guess he doesn't frighten any more(6) They were afraid that the sounds and smells would frighten him more.(7) He said people should avoid wearing masks while walking from house to house as they can intimidate and frighten people.(8) Like a doctor afraid to frighten a patient with a truthful diagnosis, it doesn't say half enough.(9) Yet, there is enough in the survey to frighten many.(10) People who lived here carried on pretty much as normal, but outsiders were frightened off .(11) You know, that argument really frightens me.(12) This term, which is quite frightening to me, is often used to mean civilian casualties.(13) Am I just being cynical and assuming this is just a frightener to make me part with my money?(14) In 1967, for example, the restrictions were relaxed too soon and the epidemic flared up frighteningly again.(15) She grew afraid that the men who had frightened her before would try to harm her.(16) Anderson's attempt to show the world that Britain could do big-budget sci-fi just as well as Hollywood may have fizzled at the box office, but it's still a relatively effective deep space frightener .
Related Words
(1) to frighten ::
lati dẹruba
(2) frighten away ::
dẹrù kuro
(3) frighten off ::
dẹrù pa
Synonyms
Verb
1. scare ::
idẹruba
2. startle ::
dẹru baa
3. alarm ::
itaniji
4. terrify ::
daiya fò
5. petrify ::
petrify
6. shock ::
-mọnamọna
7. chill ::
biba
8. panic ::
ijaaya
9. shake ::
gbọn
10. disturb ::
disturb
11. dismay ::
nlá
12. unnerve ::
unnerve
13. unman ::
unman
14. intimidate ::
deruba
15. terrorize ::
terrorize
16. cow ::
Maalu
17. daunt ::
daunt
18. strike terror into ::
lu ẹru sinu
23. scare stiff ::
idẹruba gan
25. scare witless ::
idẹruba witless
26. scare to death ::
idẹruba si iku
27. scare the pants off ::
idẹruba awọn sokoto pa
28. spook ::
spook
34. affright ::
dẹruba
Antonyms
1. Calm
  
2. Comfort
  
3. Exhilarate
  
4. Gladden
  
Different Forms
frighten, frightened, frightening, frightens
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

- Did he frighten you?
- You shouldn\'t touch me.

- Did he FRIGHTEN you? - You shouldn't touch me.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2


Does he frighten you so much?

Does he FRIGHTEN you so much?

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7


He\'s just trying to frighten us.
Lannisters are all liars.

He's just trying to FRIGHTEN us. Lannisters are all liars.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 5


made up by wet nurses
to frighten children.

made up by wet nurses to FRIGHTEN children.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5


Do the dead frighten you?

Do the dead FRIGHTEN you?

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1


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