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terrify

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Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] terrificare

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'tɛrɪfaɪ/

Verb

Infinitive
to terrify

Third person singular
terrif

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to terrify (third-person singular simple present terrif, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To frighten greatly; to fill with terror.
  2. To menace or intimidate.

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