BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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jdn. verscheuchen; vergraulen; verprellen [geh.]; vergrämen [geh.] {vt} [soc.] to scare away; to scare off; to frighten away; to startle sb. [fig.]

verscheuchend; vergraulend; verprellend; vergrämend scaring away; scaring off; frightening away; startling [listen]

verscheucht; vergrault; verprellt; vergrämt scared away; scared off; frightened away; startled [listen]

Der Wachhund hat den Eindringling gottseidank verscheucht. Thankfully, the guard dog scared the intruder away.

Der Lärm hat die Vögel verscheucht. The loud noise frightened away the birds.

Die Touristen wurden durch ständige Streiks und Krawalle vergrault. Tourists have been scared off by constant strikes and riots.

jdn. vergraulen {vt} to put sb. off; to frighten sb. off; to scare sb. away/off