scare away

VERB
  1. cause to lose courage
    dashed by the refusal
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How To Use scare away In A Sentence

  • Susan was terrified, she'd bellow songs to scare away ghosts before she ventured into a dark room.
  • Don't make too much noise or you'll scare away the birds.
  • He tied firebrands to the tails of 300 foxes to scare away his enemies.
  • The demonic figures wearing ugly masks and straw and brushwood clothes are intended to scare away evil spirits.
  • The custom of putting up red paper and firing fire - crackers is to scare away Nian.
  • Tracks can hardly afford to scare away the best horses now that rich races are plentiful and horse transportation is routine.
  • The celebration dates back to Celtic rituals where people tried to scare away spirits.
  • Drums, gongs and cymbals are played during the dance to symbolically heal the lion and scare away any evil spirits and bring good luck.
  • Don't make too much noise or you'll scare away the birds.
  • The demonic figures wearing ugly masks and straw and brushwood clothes are intended to scare away evil spirits.
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