HyperDic: frighten_away

English > 1 sense of the expression frighten away:
VERBemotionfrighten away, daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, scarecause to lose courage
English > frighten away: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to lose courage.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot frighten away Sue; The bad news will frighten away him
Synonymsdaunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, scare
BroaderintimidateTo compel or deter by or as if by threats / threats
See alsofrightendrive out by frightening
Spanishacobardar, asustar, espantar, intimidar
Catalanacoquinar, acovardir, desanimar, descoratjar, esglaiar, espantar

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