Scare

Definition of Scare

v. t.1.To frighten; to strike with sudden fear; to alarm.
[imp. & p. p. Scared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scaring.]
The noise of thy crossbow
Will scare the herd, and so my shoot is lost.
- Shak.
To scare away
to drive away by frightening.
To scare up
to find by search, as if by beating for game.
n.1.Fright; esp., sudden fright produced by a trifling cause, or originating in mistake.

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