What does agrise mean?
The definition of agrise
A*grise”, v. i.
Etym: [AS. agrisan to dread; a- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + grisan, for gr (only in comp.), akin to OHG. gr, G. grausen, to shudder. See Grisly.]

To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear. [Obs.] Chaucer.

A*grise”, v. t.
1 To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe. [Obs.] Wyclif.
2 To terrify; to affright. [Obs.] His manly face that did his foes agrise. Spenser.