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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fright.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, same as forcené.
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From the partial representations of narrow-minded bigots, who paint the Deity from their own gloomy conceptions, the young are too often frighted from the paths of virtue; despairing of ideal perfections, they give up all virtue as unattainable, and start aside from the road which they falsely suppose strewed with thorns.
This was an extraordinary case, and I am therefore the more particular in it, because I came so much to the knowledge of it; but there were innumerable such-like cases, and it was seldom that the weekly bill came in but there were two or three put in, 'frighted'; that is, that may well be called frighted to death.
I was therefore in danger of falling into the same predicament as Murtagh, becoming 'frighted' from having nothing to do!
I was therefore in danger of falling into the same predicament as Murtagh, becoming "frighted" from having nothing to do!
Greg, Could you post a list of the Democrat-cowards who were frighted off by the Decider's "you are helping terrorists" crap and voted for that legislation so that they could join the Iraqi legislature on vacation?
No jury is going to believe a person following in a funeral procession expected anyone to be frighted.
When the Husband came, she receiv'd him with a frighted disconsolate
When they had read these Verses, they were not only much frighted, but found the Words reduced them to great Difficulties, seeming to forbid them to go back: For they could not do that, without looking behind; and then again, importing Danger if they went forward.
Methinks, thou'rt frighted: Tell, what dost thou fear?
Then our Mirth turned into Sighs and Tears, being doubly frighted, when we were told, we were sailing to the Indies.
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