Definition Scare

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Definition

to scare (someone): to frighten, to terrify, to make someone feel afraid
verb
The film really scared me.

to give somebody a scare: to frighten, to scare suddenly
noun

to be scared (of something): to be afraid of, to fear (something)
verb
I am scared of ghosts.
You look scared.

scary: frightening, causing fear, a person or situation that makes you feel afraid
adjective
That film was very scary.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Are you scared of spiders?
US: I saw a very scary horror film the other day.

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