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I got such a fright when Joe burst through the door.
Sorry, I didn't mean to give you a fright.
I nearly died of fright when I heard his voice behind me.
As soon as it saw me, the deer took fright and vanished.
The bid was rejected after the buyer took fright and cut its offer.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of fright from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.