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frightened

frightened

frightened Sentence Examples

  • I've never been so frightened in my life.

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  • He was frightened and ready to cry.

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  • Are you frightened of him?

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  • The encounter had frightened him more than he would admit.

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  • She was shocked and frightened as well.

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  • He drew the curtain aside and for some time his frightened, restless eyes could not find the baby.

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  • But looking into his eyes she was frightened, realizing that there was not that barrier of modesty she had always felt between herself and other men.

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  • I'll sorely miss her frightened cries.

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  • I was frightened to death to talk to the police.

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  • She was hurrying away and looked frightened to death.

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  • Natasha glanced with frightened imploring eyes at Prince Andrew and at her mother and went out.

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  • I was so frightened when you were late.

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  • But I'm frightened for a far different reason.

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  • The noise from the machine that circulated the oxygen frightened her.

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  • Why are these people with frightened faces stopping me?

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  • Yet Yancey had been frightened at the very thought of it.

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  • Here were more of the vegetable people with thorns, and silently they urged the now frightened creatures down the street.

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  • I'm really frightened now.

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  • This way, please... said a trembling, frightened voice behind him.

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  • The woman looked half frightened to death and the young boy with her never said a word.

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  • He asked, "Whose company?" but he really meant, "Are you frightened here?" and the artilleryman understood him.

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  • She jerked the door open, sending frightened chickens flopping against the coop walls.

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  • Now play time with my frightened friend will be hurried.

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  • Is he ill? asked Natasha, her frightened eyes fixed on her friend.

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  • I was so frightened when the police called.

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  • The girl wondered if he was as frightened as she.

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  • Julie is frightened for him, and plain scared.

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  • The little pigs had stood huddled in a group, watching this scene with frightened eyes.

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  • She gave him an imploring, frightened look.

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  • When he reached the bridge he saw two unlimbered guns, the infantry crossing the bridge, several overturned carts, and frightened and laughing faces among the troops.

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  • The frightened fox scampered away as fast as it could; and Aristomenes followed, clinging to its tail.

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  • The little princess during the whole discussion and the rest of the dinner sat silent, glancing with a frightened look now at her father-in- law and now at Princess Mary.

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  • "Why not?" asked Natasha in a frightened tone.

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  • "Kathleen was taken and I'm frightened to death for her," Martha reported.

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  • On hearing this indifferent voice, Rostov grew frightened at what he was doing; the thought of meeting the Emperor at any moment was so fascinating and consequently so alarming that he was ready to run away, but the official who had questioned him opened the door, and Rostov entered.

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  • She scooted closer to him, frightened and yet intrigued.

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  • Oh, ooh! his frightened moans could be heard, subdued by suffering and broken by sobs.

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  • She was frightened out of her wits, like the rest of us but it's not like her to just drop out of sight, unless Quinn talked her into it.

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  • That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.

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  • "I shan't be violent, don't be afraid!" said Pierre in answer to a frightened gesture of Anatole's.

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  • The cook began running hither and thither in the passage like a frightened hen, just as Alpatych entered.

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  • Suddenly several men came running up the avenue with frightened faces.

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  • And how frightened he was!

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  • When little Nicholas was brought into Prince Andrew's room he looked at his father with frightened eyes, but did not cry, because no one else was crying.

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  • A minute later Sonya came in with a frightened, guilty, and scared look.

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  • The young boy was frightened and groggy but appeared unharmed.

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  • Apparently it was the only thing that frightened him.

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  • The look of shock on Betsy's face was immediately picked up by Molly and frightened the young girl.

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  • Fred was frightened enough of the court system already.

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  • I was too excited to notice anything, too frightened to ask questions.

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  • Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.

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  • Some guy came up to him—not a skier, but whoever he was, it frightened the boy.

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  • "They're frightened," he said confidentially in a hoarse voice.

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  • The satisfaction and well-being he garnered frightened him.

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  • His cool smile frightened her.

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  • "You remember," said Sonya with a solemn and frightened expression.

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  • She appears more outraged than frightened which is annoying.

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  • It was very beautiful, but the disobedient fairies were too frightened to notice the beauty of the trees.

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  • For a moment he looked frightened, and then he nodded.

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  • His lifemate's expressive eyes prevented her from appearing composed; she had looked either frightened or confused during their short interaction.

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  • She was scared of him still, and he knew it was their bond as dhjan and nishani that frightened her.

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  • The caleche flew over the ground as fast as the horses could draw it, but for a long time Count Rostopchin still heard the insane despairing screams growing fainter in the distance, while his eyes saw nothing but the astonished, frightened, bloodstained face of "the traitor" in the fur-lined coat.

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  • Some of the soldiers were frightened and ran away, others went on filling their bags.

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  • Two girls of about ten and twelve, dressed in dirty short frocks and cloaks, were staring at their mother with a look of stupefaction on their pale frightened faces.

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  • He hurriedly but vainly tried to get his foot out of the stirrup and did not remove his frightened blue eyes from Rostov's face.

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  • Lisa stared at him, too frightened to move.

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  • The children were inclined to be frightened by the sight of the small animal, which reminded them of the bears; but Dorothy reassured them by explaining that Eureka was a pet and could do no harm even if she wished to.

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  • Tried to put me in school, but my strange gift frightened everyone.

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  • It was very beautiful; but the idle fairies were too much frightened at the mischief their disobedience had caused, to admire the beauty of the forest, and at once tried to hide themselves among the bushes, lest King Frost should come and punish them.

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  • I haven't been this frightened since I was seven years old and got locked in our cellar.

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  • His feeling of pity for this man frightened him and he wished to go away, but there was no other fire, and Pierre sat down, trying not to look at Platon.

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  • She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery.

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  • A frightened woman is trussed up like a turkey, under my back bed.

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  • How had he managed to drive all the frightened little animals into this place of safety?

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  • He made a piteous, frightened face and bent down.

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  • Her sudden heart attack had frightened Cynthia, reminding her as an only child she was her mother's sole resource.

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  • A woman came from the bedroom with a frightened face and became confused when she saw Prince Andrew.

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  • What are you about? whispered their frightened voices.

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  • No other vehicles were encountered—the storm apparently frightened away the more faint-at-heart tourists.

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  • The frightened creature is as ill prepared for the season as I and scurries about frantically in the deepening snow in search of sustenance.

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  • They forgot that the frightened face and the figure could not be altered, and that however they might change the setting and adornment of that face, it would still remain piteous and plain.

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  • "No, Father," she replied in a frightened voice.

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  • With a frightened and suffering look resembling that on the thin Frenchman's face, Pierre pushed his way in through the crowd.

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  • The prince looked at his daughter's frightened face and snorted.

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  • Howie remained frightened and unconvinced.

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  • I think the boy is frightened of the man.

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  • "How quiet, peaceful, and solemn; not at all as I ran," thought Prince Andrew--"not as we ran, shouting and fighting, not at all as the gunner and the Frenchman with frightened and angry faces struggled for the mop: how differently do those clouds glide across that lofty infinite sky!

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  • Dean turned away from the frightened woman and hurriedly tied one end of the line to the back bumper of his Jeep.

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  • The suspended cord brushed his shoulder and he could close his eyes and still see the protruding tongue, the open, frightened eyes, a body stiff and absent of life.

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  • I always figured dad might have murdered his son and frightened the boy into silence.

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  • Donnie clung to him like a frightened toddler.

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  • Tell me, for God's sake, what will Russia, our mother Russia, say to our being so frightened, and why are we abandoning our good and gallant Fatherland to such rabble and implanting feelings of hatred and shame in all our subjects?

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  • She evidently felt frightened and ashamed to have accepted charity in a house where such things could be said, and was at the same time sorry to have now to forgo the charity of this house.

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  • But all the same that night Natasha, now agitated and now frightened, lay a long time in her mother's bed gazing straight before her.

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  • But what an account of everything might be Nicholas knew even less than the frightened and bewildered Mitenka.

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  • Mitenka's wife and sisters-in-law thrust their heads and frightened faces out of the door of a room where a bright samovar was boiling and where the steward's high bedstead stood with its patchwork quilt.

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  • Natasha looked round at her, and then, red and trembling, threw a frightened look of inquiry at Anatole and moved toward the door.

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  • He fancied he saw something pathetically innocent in that frightened, sickly little face.

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  • I left it all in flames, replied Michaud in a decided tone, but glancing at the Emperor he was frightened by what he had done.

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  • "We don't do the French any harm," said Tikhon, evidently frightened by Denisov's words.

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  • "Catch hold of my arm or you'll drop him!" he heard one of the servants say in a frightened whisper.

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  • The sergeant ran up to the officer and in a frightened whisper informed him (as a butler at dinner informs his master that there is no more of some wine asked for) that there were no more charges.

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  • For some seconds they gazed with frightened eyes at one another's unfamiliar faces and both were perplexed at what they had done and what they were to do next.

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  • "Look out!" came a frightened cry from a soldier and, like a bird whirring in rapid flight and alighting on the ground, a shell dropped with little noise within two steps of Prince Andrew and close to the battalion commander's horse.

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  • Crowds of men of various arms, wounded and unwounded, with frightened faces, dragged themselves back to Mozhaysk from the one army and back to Valuevo from the other.

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  • He saw the frightened and then infuriated face of the dragoon who dealt the blow, the look of silent, timid reproach that boy in the fur-lined coat had turned upon him.

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  • Pale, frightened people were doing something around the workman.

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  • But it was Ryland who asked his son if that was who frightened him.

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  • Natasha glanced with frightened eyes at the face of the wounded officer and at once went to meet the major.

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  • At that moment the pitiful wailing of women was heard from different sides, the frightened baby began to cry, and people crowded silently with pale faces round the cook.

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  • And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.

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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne flushed, and gave the princess a frightened look.

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  • What sportsmen! and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.

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  • Natasha, animated and excited, looked about her with wide-open frightened eyes and seemed merrier than usual.

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  • "Ah!" cried Vereshchagin in meek surprise, looking round with a frightened glance as if not understanding why this was done to him.

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  • But there seemed to be no one to celebrate this holiday: everywhere were blackened ruins, and the few Russians to be seen were tattered and frightened people who tried to hide when they saw the French.

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  • He's made my face all bloody, said he in a frightened whisper when the sergeant major had passed on.

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  • I knew she remained frightened and I sensed his knowledge of the apparent closeness of the Delabama killer gave at least a modicum of comfort.

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  • I'm frightened, Ben, really frightened.

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  • I added, "They were frightened after what happened to me at Howie Abbott's house."

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  • The women looked frightened, Faust actually ducked, and David Dean moved to the cover of a nearby boulder, pulling his wife along with him.

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  • Dean explained how they suspected it was Shipton who had frightened Donnie on the ski slope in Telluride.

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  • I see I have frightened you--sit down and tell me all the news.

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  • I did, 'pon my word, I got that frightened! said he, as if bragging of having been frightened.

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  • Pierre replied, looking at Prince Andrew with frightened, compassionate eyes.

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  • Clouds gathered and drops of rain began to fall on the dead and wounded, on the frightened, exhausted, and hesitating men, as if to say: Enough, men!

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  • Princess Mary looked at him with frightened inquiry, not understanding why he did not reply to what she chiefly wanted to know: how was her brother?

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  • Before her words were out, Pierre had sprung up and with a frightened expression seized Princess Mary's hand.

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  • Pierre gazed at her with rapturous, almost frightened, eyes as she passed him.

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  • Natasha, motionless on her knees (she was unable to stir), with frightened eyes riveted on him, was restraining her sobs.

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  • I could see I'd frightened her but I didn't care.

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  • One desperate, frightened yell from the first French soldier who saw the Cossacks, and all who were in the camp, undressed and only just waking up, ran off in all directions, abandoning cannons, muskets, and horses.

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  • They did not seem frightened, but chirped softly, as if they knew they were safe.

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  • I didn't want to come right out and say Betsy was frightened to stay alone so I just shrugged.

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  • Eager, frightened, helpless glances were turned on Alpatych when he came out of the Governor's room.

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  • On seeing the young master, the elder one with frightened look clutched her younger companion by the hand and hid with her behind a birch tree, not stopping to pick up some green plums they had dropped.

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  • The general in charge of the stores galloped after the carriage with a red and frightened face, whipping up his skinny horse.

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  • I lifted the sleeping child to my arms, and holding a concealed knife against her body, told the frightened woman to follow me, in silence.

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  • The rustle of the battle of Tarutino frightened the beast, and it rushed forward onto the hunter's gun, reached him, turned back, and finally--like any wild beast--ran back along the most disadvantageous and dangerous path, where the old scent was familiar.

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  • "Natasha, Natasha!" came Countess Mary's frightened whisper from the door.

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  • Martha asked, a frightened look on her face.

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  • Aunt Helen invited us back the next summer, but we were still too frightened to come.

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  • When I found out Shipton had fallen, it frightened me to death.

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  • He seemed now frightened and distraught and now unnaturally animated and enterprising.

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  • "Sell me the missis," said another soldier, addressing the German, who, angry and frightened, strode energetically along with downcast eyes.

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  • Yes, we were as frightened as a kid on a high board, looking at the water below.

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  • But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.

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  • Dunyasha, her maid, entered the room quickly and abruptly with a frightened look on her face and showing no concern for her mistress.

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  • The grin faded and he started to look frightened.

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  • If you panic, she will be frightened.

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  • I was surprised to see he looked frightened.

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  • Curious and maybe a little frightened.

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  • I gently woke her, but in doing so frightened her.

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  • Why are you frightened?

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  • There he finds his sister, sitting up in bed, looking frightened.

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  • Both were unhurt but frightened.

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  • They made her weak and frightened.

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  • It was the first time Alex had been there since the stabbing – and the first time she had ever seen him look frightened.

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  • She looked tiny and frightened

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  • I am so frightened!

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  • Do not be frightened.

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  • She ran down the stairs, frightened.

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  • With one misstep he knew she would run like a frightened deer.

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  • Frightened and confused… Questioning everything about him…Thinking him a monster.

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  • You are to go out back and wait for me and my friend; you will not be frightened.

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  • If he was frightened, he gave no indication.

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  • She leaned over the gate, calling his name softly so that the goats wouldn't be frightened.

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  • No, a moment ago she had been startled by his uncharacteristic advance, but not frightened.

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  • The two boys ran out of the store, as frightened as the old man—only they presum­ably held their water.

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  • According to Norm Hunter, the fisherwoman was so frightened she'd fainted dead away, while her 12-year-old son thought towing Willie two miles to port was super cool.

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  • I'm still frightened it will be the police in Norfolk even though I know that's silly.

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  • "I ain't got no money," Dean said, trying to sound frightened, which somehow came very easily.

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  • The first curve frightened the hell out of him and he knew the brake pres­sure necessary to slow him from this speed could not be engaged all the way down the mountain without overheating the tiny pads to the point of ineffectiveness.

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  • You can't imagine how frightened I was when I saw you on the barn floor, crying.

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  • Then again, maybe he would have if he hadn't been so frightened.

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  • Losing you frightened me when I found myself falling in love.

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  • She swung around to see what had frightened the goat and the hair lifted on the back of her neck.

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  • I don't know why, but it made me feel both secure and frightened at the same time.

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  • Right now they were frightened and lost – which was pretty much the way she felt.

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  • Something had frightened that cow.

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  • It was ridiculous to be so frightened of something.

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  • Was he actually frightened, or was he trying to make her feel better?

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  • At the time she had been too frightened to notice, but on reflection, being held in his arms wasn't all that unpleasant either.

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  • She would have coward under the table all night, too frightened to go for help.

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  • Rattazzi, frightened at the prospect of an attack upon Rome, proclaimed a state of siege in Sicily, sent the fleet to Messina, and instructed Cialdini to oppose Garibaldi.

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  • President Avellaneda was frightened at the results of his action, and to avoid a collision ordered the troops to be withdrawn.

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  • The conquest of Cyprus by the Turks, and their aggressions on the Christian powers, frightened the states of the Mediterranean into forming a holy league for their common defence.

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  • As many of the democratic principles frightened her more moderate and experienced advisers, she wisely refrained from immediately putting them into execution.

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  • On the 16th of November 1816, she was interrogated by the police, who frightened her into silence about the supposed substitution of another child for the dauphin.

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  • The reference to "tail" is either to the expression "turn tail" in flight, or to the habit of animals dropping the tail between the legs when frightened; in heraldry, a lion in this position is a "lion coward."

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  • As England withdrew from her alliance with Louis XIV., the other powers of Europe, frightened by the growth of the aggressive French power, began to come forward to the support of Holland.

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  • He had French troops at the gates of Rome, by means of which he could easily have frightened the conclave and induced them to elect him; but he was persuaded to trust to his influence; the troops were dismissed, and an Italian was appointed as Pius III.; and again, on the death of Pius within the month, another Italian, Julius II., was chosen (1503).

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  • This attempt to stir up civil war determined the wavering and frightened Convention.

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  • In Egypt the Phoenician merchants soon gained a foothold; they alone were able to maintain a profitable trade in the anarchic times of the XXIInd and XXIIIrd Dynasties (825-650 B.C.), when all other foreign merchants were frightened away.

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  • The earlier years of his reign were marked by a liberal spirit and the reform, especially, of the financial administration; but the revolutions of 1831 frightened him into reaction, which was accentuated by the opposition of the parliament to his expenditure on building and works of art.

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  • His Swedish mission proved abortive, but, as he had anticipated, it effectually accelerated the negotiations at the Hague, and frightened the Dutch into unwonted liberality.

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  • 18-21 forms a natural continuation, is the fact that the theophany is addressed to the people, who are too frightened to remain near the mountain itself.

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  • Carlyle, accustomed to his father's household, was less frightened by the prospect of poverty.

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  • I am not one of those who can be frightened by inflated bags of skin, nor need any one think to squeeze me like a fig.

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  • The frightened army fled, leaving the camp with all its treasures to Tahir, who from that day was named "the man with the two right hands."

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  • He had collected 1 soo vessels and summoned all his barons when Innocent III., having sufficiently frightened John, sent Pandulf with the terms of submission, which John accepted on the 13th of May.

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  • In 1831 Governor Victoria was deposed; in 1835 Governor Mariano Chico was frightened out of the province; in 1836 Governor Nicolas Gutierrez and in 1844-1845 Governor Manuel Micheltorena were driven out of office.

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  • A few months later there was an open rupture between the king and his own primate, who ultimately was frightened into exile by a sudden accusation of treason.

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  • Confucius was frightened by what he saw, - and he undertook the work of reformation."

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  • If Charles had lived to see the beginning of the French Revolution he would probably have been frightened into reaction.

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  • Though they are thus the most aquatic of lizards, Darwin, who studied their habits during his visit to those islands, states that when frightened they will not enter the water.

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  • During the War of Independence, the Continental Congress, frightened from Philadelphia in 1776, sat for several weeks in a hall in W.

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  • When he proceeded to deny the doctrine of transubstantiation, to assert the all-sufficiency of the Scriptures as a rule of life, to denounce saint-worship, pilgrimages, and indulgences, and to declare, the pope to be Antichrist, he frightened his old supporter John of Gaunt and the politicians of the anti-clerical clique.

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  • James at first relaxed the penalties under which the Roman Catholics suffered, then he grew frightened by the increase of their numbers and reimposed the penalties.

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  • In 1816 they obtained the co-operation of Louis XVIII., who had been frightened by the violence of the Ultras in the Chambre introuvable of 1815.

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  • He has frightened Thebes.

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  • The spectacle of anarchy, and the stoppage in payment of taxes frightened the Republican deputies into some approach to sanity.

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  • They utter a sharp whistling sound not unlike that of the chamois, but when greatly irritated or frightened make a peculiar snorting noise.

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  • Destiny sounded frightened, and then started to cry.

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  • Yet Yancey had been frightened at the very though of it.

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  • A woman raped, or a person screaming for mercy or a child frightened to death, helpless and pleading for their mother?

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  • While only days ago I wouldn't have believed they would so summarily vanish, events recently would have frightened them, especially Martha with baby Claire to care for, to the core.

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  • While she was obviously frightened for herself and her daughter I couldn't believe she'd abandon our life-long friendship so abruptly.

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  • No other vehicles were encountered—the storm apparently frightened away the more faint-at-heart tourists.

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  • She was a different person, different from the Lydia Larkin who'd busted him for speeding and far different from the frightened girl who reluctantly descended to the wreck.

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  • It had been a delightful discovery on their wedding night when she had been frightened and unsure.

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  • It was the first time Alex had been there since the stabbing – and the first time she had ever seen him look frightened.

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  • She also said if I didn't want to lose you, I'd better start acting more like the man you married and less like the frightened zombie you brought home from the hospital.

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  • Some guy came up to him—not a skier, but whoever he was, it frightened the boy.

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  • The alley light shone through the partially open door, interrupting the darkness just enough to illuminate the frightened look on her face.

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  • Frightened and confused… Questioning everything about him…Thinking him a monster.

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  • Nevertheless, the owner was frightened enough to stain the front of his pants.

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  • The two boys ran out of the store, as frightened as the old man—only they presum­ably held their water.

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  • Right now they were frightened and lost – which was pretty much the way she felt.

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  • Monitor @ 11:33 am 40 Comments The anti abortionists who go around harrasing frightened young pregnant girls arn't much help in this debate!

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  • There were typesetters there who could hurl anathemas at bad copy which would have frightened a Bengal tiger.

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  • catchas looking for love, but I was caught in the middle of a violent house that left me feeling hopeless and frightened.

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  • What a reassurance this must have been to those frightened disciples that dark night!

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  • This is the ultimate playing way for anyone frightened by the complex layout of games.

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  • frightened by the noise.

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  • He was terribly frightened and suffered from the effects of gas, but rescuers got him out.

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  • The family are too frightened to fight for their own rights or the rights of their children.

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  • Thoroughly frightened, Zamora threw himself on the ground.

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  • But we can also tell you about school children in Mosul who were badly frightened when they learned that Americans were visiting their school.

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  • frightened off easily, he pursues the intruder with the knife in his hand.

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  • frightened to speak out.

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  • Too frightened to change or perhaps too frightened to ask for what you want out of life?

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  • The story of elephants being frightened of mice probably came about because elephants are frightened of sudden, unexpected noises or movements.

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  • frightened of the dark?

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  • The railroad had just been built, and the animals seemed terribly frightened at the cars.

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  • I often felt too frightened to take my trombone out of its case.

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  • It is hesitant, easily frightened, timid, tends to avoid certain persons or things.

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  • Candida and the children became increasingly frightened, and eventually Candida had no choice but to ask for a divorce.

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  • I feel so frightened and am so worried about my mom I don't really know what to do.

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  • They have been left very frightened by what's happened.

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  • frightened even to go into the street.

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  • frightened to take my trombone out of its case.

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  • frightened disciples is ours to share.

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  • frightened cry from the child.

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  • frightened rabbit for the next week.

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  • frightened eyes, hardly daring to breathe.

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  • frightened cat will try to escape through the smallest of gaps.

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  • frightened little girl.

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  • He also seems too frightened of exerting himself on a game like he does for Scotland.

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  • Some birds may appear frightened of new items in their environment.

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  • I became frightened that I was in a vicious circle.

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  • Once your hamster runs on you without looking frightened, place the cage in a busier area to get him used to people.

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  • He didn't want to get frightened of Big John any more.

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  • I often collect my grandchildren from school and feel frightened taking them across Westbury Lane, even when the brave lollipop lady is there.

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  • There are lace curtains and china ornaments and an elderly couple very frightened.

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  • An exposure program for someone with a severe phobia about snakes should start with thinking about what exactly makes them feel frightened.

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  • repeated listenings - so don't be frightened off by the first play.

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  • savagery of the murder which had frightened and frustrated the whole community.

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  • shy, frightened teenager for a long time.

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  • skittered back into the undergrowth making frightened, low pitched rumblings.

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  • You should become less obsessed about or even frightened of the occasional splurge.

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  • subterranean depths--like a load of coal being put in--then a frightened cry.

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  • These soul parts will take the form of beings: a frightened seven-year-old, an anguished mother, or even a cruel taskmaster.

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  • whimpering sound of a frightened nation.

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  • yelling at the top of our lungs too, which frightened her even further.

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  • As the men were evidently determined to oppose any attempt at landing, a musket was discharged between them, in the hope that they would be frightened by the noise, but it produced no effect beyond causing one of them to drop his bundle of spears, of which, however, he immediately repossessed himself, and with his comrade resumed the same menacing attitude.

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  • Sentiments of limited independence of the British government had been developing since the very beginning of the settlement (see Massachusetts), and their strength in 1689 had been strikingly exhibited in the local revolution of that year, when the royal governor, Sir Edmund Andros, and other high officials, were frightened into surrender and were imprisoned.

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  • Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.

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  • The poor lambs were frightened.

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  • She growled so loudly that the men and boys outside were frightened.

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  • Then everybody began to feel frightened.

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  • She has had a dream and is frightened.

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  • He caught himself harboring such strange thoughts that he was frightened.

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  • Today I feel so frightened!

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  • Princess Mary looked frightened.

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  • Berg and the countess looked at her, perplexed and frightened.

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  • "Oh, how terrible," said Sonya returning from the yard chilled and frightened.

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  • And in a history recently written by order of the Highest Authorities it is said that Kutuzov was a cunning court liar, frightened of the name of Napoleon, and that by his blunders at Krasnoe and the Berezina he deprived the Russian army of the glory of complete victory over the French. *

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  • Like most good albums this one bears the most fruit after repeated listenings - so do n't be frightened off by the first play.

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  • It was the unique purposelessness and savagery of the murder which had frightened and frustrated the whole community.

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  • I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.

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  • He screeched at the creature ultrasonically, which rotated through 180 degrees and skittered back into the undergrowth making frightened, low pitched rumblings.

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  • Listening, he suddenly heard a far, rushing sound from subterranean depths--like a load of coal being put in--then a frightened cry.

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  • It wo n't happen with a bang but with the whimpering sound of a frightened nation.

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  • By this time both Joel & I were yelling at the top of our lungs too, which frightened her even further.

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  • Halloween can rattle my nerves, because I am easily frightened by the macabre pranks at that time of year.

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  • Particularly when an infant is premature and may be in the 'special care' unit for a time, parents can feel frightened and often reluctant to handle their baby as parents of full-term babies might.

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  • Your new kitten will be tiny, curious, and possible frightened.

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  • This frightened our family and we could not watch her continue to hurt them, so we took action by removing her totally from them and taking her to a new home.

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  • For instance, the way a cat's coat will fluff up when they are scared or frightened, making them look bigger to another animal.

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  • Use five-flower remedy anytime you feel anxious, agitated, nervous or frightened.

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  • It is often given to animals such as dogs or horses who are high strung, nervous, or frightened with remarkable results.

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  • Once menarche (the first period) begins, you may feel frightened, shocked, and confused.

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  • I recognize that many parents are overwhelmed and even frightened by the information they may hear about teen drug and alcohol use but I always like to say, "Don't be afraid, be informed!"

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  • When bonds have not been properly formed, some owners are frightened by the change in behavior.

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  • So, if your dog is not used to having his nails trimmed or is frightened, simply begin slowly and hold his toes firmly for 15-30 seconds during practice sessions.

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  • These stories often include accounts of sick, frightened and abused dogs living in deplorable conditions.

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  • One wrong move and the puppy will imprint the other way and be frightened.

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  • Many of the shirts are camouflaged to allow fishermen to get closer to fish that are normally easily frightened.

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  • And don't let the monkey on the cover frightened you.

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  • Parents should talk openly with children about safety and encourage them to report to trusted adults anything or anyone makes them feel uncomfortable or frightened.

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  • Younger children may be frightened of the MRI scanner, and a parent or other family member may be required to be present in the scanning room.

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  • They usually occur in response to being startled, frightened, in pain, immunized, or injured, particularly after hitting the head.

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  • Preschool children are often frightened by what they see on television, including the news.

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  • The most common problems surrounding television viewing involve children being frightened by what they see, substituting television watching for health interactions with friends and family, and viewing material that is age-inappropriate.

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  • Younger children may be frightened of the CT scanner, and a parent or other family member may be required to be present in the scanning room.

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  • They are relaxed when they hear a calm, happy caregiver and tense and rigid when they hear an angry, frustrated, or frightened one.

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  • By the age of five, the frightened young dreamer may identify the attacker as a monster or wild animal.

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  • The frightened child will resist returning to bed and often seek the comfort and reassurance of a parent or caretaker.

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  • Child is frightened and becomes fully alert.

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  • Reassurance: Provide physical and emotional reassurance and a listening ear so the frightened child will feel safe enough to share the dream images.

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  • Rescripting: Discuss the dream images with the child and work together with the frightened dreamer to imagine changes in the outcome.

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  • Sleep disruptions throughout childhood also cause disruptions for the entire family, particularly parents who must attend to the frightened child and soothe the child back to sleep.

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  • Parents may become anxious in sympathy with the child and lie awake in worry long after the frightened dreamer has returned to sleep.

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  • When children lose their sense of connection to others, they may feel tense, frightened, or isolated.

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  • From 12 to 18 months, as they start to walk and crawl, children use their attachment figure as a secure base from which to go out and discover the world and as a safe haven to which to return when frightened or alarmed.

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  • Another theory revolves around astral projection, which is the belief that your soul leaves your body during sleep and might be shocked or frightened by its reflection.

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  • Pregnant teens often feel frightened and uncertain.

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  • Many pregnant women feel nervous or frightened about giving birth.

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  • You may find that you're crying over small things, feeling frightened or irritable, or losing your temper more than usual.

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  • They may feel frightened and wonder if they will be able to lose the weight after the baby is born.

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  • These sorts of classes might also have teachers more experienced in dealing with people who are frightened of the water, and be able to better guide them to embracing the experience.

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  • When you donate these simple stuffed toys, you are bringing comfort and confidence to a frightened youngster.

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  • The victim of abuse may feel uneasy, afraid, sad, or frightened.

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  • This frightened me when I found myself falling in love.

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  • It's a cloak that he's perfected since early childhood when he realized how much his roar frightened other children.

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  • Along a desolate stretch of Mississippi highway where a haunted motel once stood, drivers report that on rainy nights they are frightened when they believe they've struck a person crossing the highway.

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  • Although critics tend to say this about any paranormal investigation show, even fans of Most Haunted believe that Fielding jumps at every sound, and seems frightened of thin air.

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  • Frightened, the villagers hurried back to their homes and locked the doors.

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  • The frightened young woman began to drive faster, growing more terrified with each flash of those high beams.

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  • Frightened, the girl convinces the boy to take her home.

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  • The teenagers drove to the sheriff's office and reported the incident to a deputy. He believed their frightened faces and strange tale, and he went back to the scene with the teenagers.

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  • When Sam was much younger, he allowed himself to be seduced by Maryann, but she frightened him.

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  • The peasants are also revolted and frightened when they find their friendly spy.

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  • This is the film in which the audience is supposed to see just how bad the bad guy really is and I all have to say is this: I'm a lot more frightened by Lord Voldemort than I ever was by Darth Vader.

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  • Frodo and Sam have left the band, frightened at the influence the Ring they carry is having on their fellows, and resolved to complete the quest alone.

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  • The possessor of the One Ring, Frodo is frightened by Gandalf's warnings.

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