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It was supposed to be a horror film but it wasn't very frightening.
It's frightening that someone like Adolf Hitler could come to power in a democratic election.
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a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of frightening from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.