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frightened adj
1 thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted" [syn: panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified]
2 made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move" [syn: scared]

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