(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Terrified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Terrifying (?).] [L. terrere to frighten + -fy: cf. F. terrifier, L. terrificare. See Terrific, and -fy.] 1. To make terrible. [Obs.]
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If the law, instead of aggravating and terrifying sin, shall give out license, it foils itself.
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2. To alarm or shock with fear; to frighten.
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When ye shall hear of wars . . . be not terrified.
Luke xxi. 9.
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