Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To cause to shudder or tremble; terrify; disgust.
  • To abhor.
  • To make frightful; disfigure.
  • To shudder; tremble with fear; be much moved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear.
  • transitive verb obsolete To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe.
  • transitive verb obsolete To terrify; to affright.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete, transitive to tremble
  • verb obsolete, intransitive to make tremble, to terrify

Etymologies

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Old English āgrīsan.

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  • to tremble; to make tremble, to terrify

    The kynges herte of pitee gan agryse, Whan he saugh so benigne a creature.

    Chaucer, The Man Of Law’s Tale

    December 4, 2008