Part of speech:
To move or start prematurely before:
To cause to feel wonder, astonishment, or amazement, as at something unanticipated:
To coat (iron or steel) with rust-resistant zinc.
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
The definition of frighten is to cause fear or to make someone afraid or anxious.
To strike with sudden fear; alarm.
To arouse fear in; terrify:
To consider reasonable or due:
To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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.
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.
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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