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to make someone feel afraid, especially suddenly
to make someone frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen
to make someone feel frightened or worried
to make someone very frightened
to make someone feel great fear or worry so that they cannot think clearly or decide what to do
to make someone feel extremely frightened or worried
to upset or frighten someone by shocking or surprising them
to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
to make a person or animal feel suddenly frightened or surprised by doing something that they do not expect
to make someone feel extremely frightened
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a large private boat with an engine and space for people to sleep, eat etc
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
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