Definition for SCARE

SCARE, v.t. [In W. esgar is to separate; in It. scorare is to dishearten, from L. ex and cor, heart; but qu.]

To fright; to terrify suddenly; to strike with sudden terror. The noise of thy cross-bow / Will scare the herd, and so my shot is lost. – Shak. To scare away, to drive away by frightening.

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