Affright - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
AFFRI'GHT, v.t. affri'te. [See Fright.]
To impress with sudden fear; to frighten; to terrify or alarm. It expresses a stronger impression than fear or apprehend, and perhaps less than terror.
AFFRI'GHT, n. Sudden or great fear; terror; also, the cause of terror; a frightful object.