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  1. daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare(verb)

    cause to lose courage

    "dashed by the refusal"

    Synonyms:
    weary, dull, shoot, scoot, pall, cloy, flash, fatigue, scare, fright, affright, scare off, frighten, tire, frighten away, scud, jade, die, become flat, scare away, crash, daunt, dart, dash, smash

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How to use frighten off in a sentence?

  1. Niccollo Machavelli, The Prince.:

    So as a prince is forced to know how to act like a beast, he must learn from the fox and the lion; becouse the lion is defenceless against traps and the fox is defenceless against wolves. Therefore one must be a fox in order to recognise traps and lion to frighten off wolves.

  2. Justin Draeger:

    It can potentially frighten off those lower-income people who can most benefit from higher education.

  3. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince:

    One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves.

  4. Peel Hunt analyst Nick Batram:

    There is nothing in these results that I think would frighten off any potential suitors, perhaps, on the contrary, they might want to get their business done sooner rather than later - just in case this is the beginning of a recovery.

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