Part of speech: verb

To fill with extreme terror; frighten.

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Usage examples "terrify":

  1. I know that this does not terrify you; but let us reason about it: What advantage would it give you to die? - "Maximina", Armando Palacio Valdés.
  2. " You terrify me," replied the gentleman; " we can not go so far as that!" - "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. You plunge me in stupefaction, that lady answered, and at the same time you terrify me. - "The Spoils of Poynton", Henry James.