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Webster 1913 Edition


Agrise

A-grise′

,
Verb.
I.
[AS.
āgrīsan
to dread;
ā-
(cf. Goth.
us-
, Ger.
er-
, orig. meaning
out
) +
grīsan
, for
gr[GREEK]san
(only in comp.), akin to OHG.
gr[GREEK]is[GREEK]n
, G.
grausen
, to shudder. See
Grisly
.]
To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

A-grise′

,
Verb.
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Agrise

AGRISE

,
Verb.
I.
To shiver. [Not in use.]

AGRISE

,
Verb.
T.
To terrify; also, to make frightful. [Not in use.]

Definition 2021


agrise

agrise

See also: agrisé

English

Verb

agrise (third-person singular simple present agrises, present participle agrising, simple past and past participle agrised)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To shudder with horror; to tremble, to be terrified. [10th-16th c.]
    Þe kinges herte of pitee gan agryse, / Whan he sauȝ so benigne a creature.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.10:
      And powring forth their bloud in brutishe wize, / That any yron eyes to see it would agrize.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To make tremble, to terrify. [13th-17th c.]

Anagrams


Spanish

Verb

agrise

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of agrisar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of agrisar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of agrisar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of agrisar.