English to Xhosa Meaning :: frighten

Frighten :
ukoyikisa
boyikisaningothuswaeyoyikisayouyothuka
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Verb(1) cause fear in

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(1) It was an accomplishment, to frighten the person who had so often terrified him.(2) the government denies legal responsibility, presumably to frighten off other claimants(3) I must warn you that this image will shock and frighten you and if you are old or weak please do not look at it.(4) if you say anything to him you might frighten him off(5) at his age, I guess he doesn't frighten any more(6) They were afraid that the sounds and smells would frighten him more.(7) He said people should avoid wearing masks while walking from house to house as they can intimidate and frighten people.(8) Like a doctor afraid to frighten a patient with a truthful diagnosis, it doesn't say half enough.(9) Yet, there is enough in the survey to frighten many.(10) People who lived here carried on pretty much as normal, but outsiders were frightened off .(11) You know, that argument really frightens me.(12) This term, which is quite frightening to me, is often used to mean civilian casualties.(13) Am I just being cynical and assuming this is just a frightener to make me part with my money?(14) In 1967, for example, the restrictions were relaxed too soon and the epidemic flared up frighteningly again.(15) She grew afraid that the men who had frightened her before would try to harm her.(16) Anderson's attempt to show the world that Britain could do big-budget sci-fi just as well as Hollywood may have fizzled at the box office, but it's still a relatively effective deep space frightener .
Related Words
(1) to frighten ::
kukoyikisa
(2) frighten away ::
uziphekuzayo
(3) frighten off ::
ukoyikisa off
Synonyms
Verb
1. scare ::
soyikiso
2. startle ::
ilihlo
3. alarm ::
alarm
4. terrify ::
sabangcangcazelisa
5. petrify ::
petrify
6. shock ::
athuke
7. chill ::
obandayo
8. panic ::
ukuzibonela
9. shake ::
nivuthulule
10. disturb ::
aphazamise
11. dismay ::
luvalo
12. unnerve ::
woyike
13. unman ::
unman
14. intimidate ::
nokuhlasela
15. terrorize ::
udushe
16. cow ::
inkomo
17. daunt ::
amadala
18. strike terror into ::
kubangele ukwesaba
23. scare stiff ::
soyikiso abantamo
25. scare witless ::
soyikiso witless
26. scare to death ::
anqabileyo ukufa
27. scare the pants off ::
ukugxotha ibhulukwe off
28. spook ::
spook
34. affright ::
beboyikisa
Different Forms
frighten, frightened, frightening, frightens
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I hope I didn\'t frighten you.

I hope I didn't FRIGHTEN you.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 8


I don\'t want to frighten you,
but I won\'t lie to you either.

I don't want to FRIGHTEN you, but I won't lie to you either.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3


Do I frighten you, child?

Do I FRIGHTEN you, child?

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5


Bullshit. Cersei\'s just
trying to frighten us.

Bullshit. Cersei's just trying to FRIGHTEN us.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2


This is my home, and you can\'t frighten me.

This is my home, and you can't FRIGHTEN me.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6


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