Agrise

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Agrise To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe.
    • v. i Agrise To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear.
    • Agrise To terrify; to affright. "His manly face that did his foes agrise ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • agrise To cause to shudder or tremble; terrify; disgust.
    • agrise To abhor.
    • agrise To make frightful; disfigure.
    • agrise To shudder; tremble with fear; be much moved.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Agrise a-grīz′ (obs.) to terrify, to make frightful.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. āgrīsan, to dread; ā-,cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out,) + grīsan, for grsan,only in comp.), akin to OHG. grisn, G. grausen, to shudder. See Grisly
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. āgrīsan, to dread.