Finally he grabs that blanket [and] I counted eight on one double mattress, eight children held together—dying of fright.
Kate got a fright when she thought she'd mislaid a family engagement ring that Prince William gave her in 2010.
Actress Emily Montague recalls how she survived the big vampire attack in 'fright Night.'
Nonetheless, they should question the perspective and intentions of those on the fright wing they find common cause with.
Take this sentence: "With the snake in sight, the horse reeled his paws in fright."
He was, I should think, sufficiently punished by his fright.
Nay, agad, I hate fear ever since I had like to have died of a fright.
Some day hell turn so white with fright that he will never turn black again, and he wouldnt like that, would you, Mose?
Had you waited for me to finish, you would have saved yourself a fright.
Isis then begged the pillar, took it down, took out the chest, and cried so loud that the younger son of the king died of fright.
Old English (Northumbrian) fryhto, metathesis of fyrhtu "fear, dread, trembling, horrible sight," from Proto-Germanic *furkhtaz "afraid" (cf. Old Saxon forhta, Old Frisian fruchte, Old High German forhta, German Furcht, Gothic faurhtei "fear"). Not etymologically related to the word fear, which superseded it 13c. as the principal word except in cases of sudden terror. For spelling evolution, see fight.