Terrify sentence example
That would terrify me personally, to be the center of attention from someone like him.
Again, a peasant of Vinci having in his simplicity asked Ser Piero to get a picture painted for him on a wooden shield, the father is said to have laughingly handed on the commission to his son, who thereupon shut himself up with all the noxious insects and grotesque reptiles he could find, observed and drew and dissected them assiduously, and produced at last a picture of a dragon compounded of their various shapes and aspects, which was so fierce and so life-like as to terrify all who saw it.
That should terrify you, he replied.
Neither of these signs will back down, and the sounds they make in their argument might terrify eavesdroppers.
When the ambassadors of the senate in treating for peace tried to terrify him with their hints of what the despairing citizens might accomplish, he gave with a laugh his celebrated answer, "The thicker the hay, the easier mowed!"Advertisement
Associated with Pan is a number of Panisci, male and female forest imps, his wives and children, who send evil dreams and apparitions to terrify mankind.
The course of events, and especially the anger of the people, now began to terrify Charles IV., the queen and Godoy.
At Belfast in the preceding June Lord Spencer, who afterwards became a Home Ruler, had announced that the secret conspirators would " not terrify the English nation."
Like horror films, demon art can often terrify.
She hated how he spoke to her, like he knew exactly what to say to terrify her.Advertisement