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Intensity VariesPlay
Frighten can mean slightly scared to very scared, depending on context. SlideThe spooky story didn't really frighten me, just made me a bit uneasy.
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Not Always RealPlay
Frighten doesn't require a real threat, imagined ones work too. SlideShe was frightened by the shadows, even though they were harmless.
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Physical ResponsePlay
Being frightened can cause a physical reaction, like jumping or screaming. SlideHe was so frightened that he leapt from his seat.