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.
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.
When he heard him tell the party that the shop owners had been spooked by child poltergeists rearranging books Gill decided enough was enough anturned ghostbuster.