scare out

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scare out

To cause someone or some animal to leave or flee some place or thing by frightening them or it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scare" and "out." I jammed a long stick into the air duct to try to scare out the raccoon. They began sending threatening anonymous letters in an effort to scare the man out of town.
See also: out, scare
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