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Similar words: freight · bright · flight · frighten · alright · brights · frigate · upright · -night · alight
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fright

1 noun feelings of fear eagla fem4faitíos masc1  c m uscéin fem2  c m usceimhle masc4  c m ufright added to her bewilderment chuir an faitíos leis an mearbhall a bhí uirthimy voice was shaking from fright bhí crith ar mo ghlór le heagla I nearly died of fright baineadh an croí asam, cuireadh an croí trasna ionam 2 noun frightening experiencegeit fem2  c m upreab fem2  c m ushe got a fright baineadh geit aisti, baineadh preab aistiyou gave me a fright bhain tú geit asam, bhain tú an croí asam
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3 noun informal unattractive personfeic masc4  c m uhe looked a right fright b'iontach an feic é, bhí droch-chuma amach air
phrases

to take fright

1 be startledeagla a theacht ortscanrúhe took fright and ran off tháinig eagla air agus d'imigh sé ina rith 2 become concernedscaoll a theacht ortdul chun scaoillthey took fright at the election result tháinig scaoll iontu mar gheall ar thoradh an toghcháin

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