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  1. List of paraphrases for "frightens":

    scares, terrifies, intimidates

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  1. Jerome K. Jerome:

    The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.

  2. David Otto:

    The government has no clue on the potential martyrdom effects this will create, one must be reminded that no amount of punishment frightens a man who is not afraid of death.

  3. Erik Gordon:

    Companies fear that the nominees will be single issue candidates who focus solely on a labor or environmental issue such as executive compensation or global warming, in fact, the Comptroller's office has targeted companies that it feels have done too little to address climate change, and that frightens energy companies.

  4. Lisa Dadio:

    The more anti-police rhetoric … that frightens especially young people, and they are less likely to cooperate with police. That creates the danger of a police officer … or a citizen getting hurt at the hands of police officers.

  5. Ronald Reagan in 1973:

    The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job.

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