Part of speech:
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To coat (iron or steel) with rust-resistant zinc.
To move or start prematurely before:
To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
To cause to feel wonder, astonishment, or amazement, as at something unanticipated:
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
Stun is to stop or confuse with a sharp blow or a loud noise, or to shock someone.
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
To fill with fear; alarm.
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
(Archaic) To frighten; terrify
Awe is defined to cause someone to be impressed or have feelings of reverence.
To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze
To coerce or intimidate by causing fear.
To shock or surprise
Comfort means to give a sense of peace to someone.
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.
To consider reasonable or due:
The definition of unexpected is something that was not planned or anticipated.
(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
To excite or disturb the feelings of
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