Agrise

Agrise

A*grise"\, v. i. [AS. [=a]gr[=i]san to dread; [=a]- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + gr[=i]san, for gr?san (only in comp.), akin to OHG. gr?is?n, G. grausen, to shudder. See Grisly.] To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Webster's Revised

Agrise

A*grise"\, v. t. 1. To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe. [Obs.] --Wyclif.

2. To terrify; to affright. [Obs.]

His manly face that did his foes agrise. --Spenser.
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