- n an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
- v cause fear in
Ghosts could never affright her
- His Australia, with but 5,000,000 population, looks with affright at teeming Japan and for protection to a well-knit Empire.
- As a sop to the left Labor wing he threw in a closing suggestion that taxation of land values must eventually be revised upward, but this was a mere sop and did not affright .
- The sound of its bell, to paraphrase Poe, was "In the startled ear of night How it screamed out its affright!" I think that old tower perhaps may have had a soul, and .