frightening

 /ˈfraɪtnɪŋ/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
fright•en•ing /ˈfraɪtənɪŋ/USA pronunciationadj. 

    causing fear or anxiety.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
fright•en /ˈfraɪtən/USA pronunciation v. [+ object]
  1. to (cause to) become frightened:Your story frightened me.
  2. to drive or force to move by scaring: [+ away/off + object]to frighten off the pigeons.[+ object + away/off]to frighten the pigeons away.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

frighten /ˈfraɪtən/ vb (transitive)
  1. to cause fear in; terrify; scare
  2. to drive or force to go (away, off, out, in, etc) by making afraid

ˈfrightening adj ˈfrighteningly adv



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