[ verb ] cause fear in
"The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"
Used in print(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
The question frightened Andrei .
[ verb ] drive out by frightening
Used in print(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
The mere fact that the tall figure with the rifle and field_glasses had been seen riding that way was enough to frighten three rustling homesteaders out of the Upper_Laramie country in a single week .