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(senseid) A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion or feeling caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
- Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
A phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.
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1846, J. Ruskin, ''Modern Painters'', volume II, page 121:
- That sacred dread of all offence to him, which is called the Fear of God.
(senseid) To be afraid of (something or someone); to consider or expect (something or someone) with alarm.
(RQ:Shakespeare Comedy of Errors)
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- At twilight in the summer there is never anybody to fear—man, woman, or cat—in the chambers and at that hour the mice come out. They do not eat parchment or foolscap or red tape, but they eat the luncheon crumbs.
To feel fear.
To cause fear to; to frighten.
(RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr)/ For who someuer is hurte with this blade he shalle neuer be staunched of bledynge / Thenne ansuerd gawayn hit greueth me but lytyl / thy grete wordes shalle not feare me ne lasse my courage
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(RQ:Shakespeare Taming of the Shrew)
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(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
To suspect; to doubt.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
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