spooked


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spooked

mod. frightened or startled. The guy looked sort of spooked. He was sweating and panting like someone had scared him to death.
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She said: "Horses can be easily spooked by unfamiliar objects, such as drones and remote controlled devices.
For Nicole is said to be spooked by the prospect of media photographers buzzing them in helicopters on their big day.
The curious canine apparently spooked a large rattlesnake, which emerged from the hole and struck at (but did not bite) Izzy.
Some camels get spooked if they have to be the lead or end camel in a caravan.
When 'mainstream' analysts were spooked, we felt the need to make a bold bull call.