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English verb: scare off

1. scare off (emotion) cause to lose courage


SamplesDashed by the refusal.


ExamplesThe bad news will scare off him


Synonymsdash, daunt, frighten away, frighten off, pall, scare, scare away


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)intimidate, restrain









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