épouvanter

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From Old French espoenter, from Vulgar Latin *expaventāre, present active infinitive of *expaventō, derived from the present participle of Classical Latin expaveō. Compare Occitan, Catalan, Spanish, and Portuguese espantar, Italian spaventare, also Romanian înspăimânta.

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épouvanter

  1. (transitive) to terrify, horrify

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