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To give warning to:
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  1. To give warning to:
  2. To equip with or protect by an alarm:
  3. To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To force (away, out, or off) or bring (into a specified condition) by making afraid
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  1. To force (away, out, or off) or bring (into a specified condition) by making afraid
  2. To become afraid:
  3. To fill with fear; alarm.
To give way to or show panic
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  1. To give way to or show panic
  2. (Slang) To convulse (a listener, audience, etc.) with laughter, delight, etc.
  3. To affect with panic
To become frightened, esp. suddenly
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  1. To become frightened, esp. suddenly
  2. To fill with fear or terror; esp., to frighten suddenly or startle; terrify
  3. To strike with sudden fear; alarm.
To frighten
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  1. To frighten
  2. To scare.
  3. To create a design on the skin by means of shallow cuts that are sometimes rubbed with a colorant or irritant to enhance the resulting scar tissue.
To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
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  1. To become alarmed, frightened, or surprised.
  2. To surprise, frighten, or alarm suddenly or unexpectedly; esp., to cause to start, or move involuntarily, as from sudden fright
  3. To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.
To fill with terror; make deeply afraid:
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  1. To fill with terror; make deeply afraid:
  2. To drive or force by arousing fear:
  3. To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
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  1. To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
  2. To coerce, make submit, etc. by filling with terror, as by the use or threat of violence
  3. To coerce or intimidate by causing fear.
(Archaic) To frighten; terrify
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  1. (Archaic) To frighten; terrify
A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal:
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  1. A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal:
  2. The sounding mechanism of an alarm clock:
  3. The bell, buzzer, etc. of an alarm clock
The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
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  1. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
  2. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  3. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
A source of fear, awe, or reverence:
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  1. A source of fear, awe, or reverence:
  2. Fear mixed with awe or reverence
  3. Profound fear; terror:
A cause for fear; possibility; chance
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  1. A cause for fear; possibility; chance
  2. A state or condition marked by this feeling:
  3. A feeling of anxiety and agitation caused by the presence or nearness of danger, evil, pain, etc.; timidity; dread; terror; fright; apprehension
The quality of being fearful
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(Informal) Something extremely unsightly, alarming, or strange:
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  1. (Informal) Something extremely unsightly, alarming, or strange:
  2. Sudden intense fear, as of something immediately threatening.
  3. Sudden fear or terror; alarm
A strong, usually unpleasant smell; reek.
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  1. A strong, usually unpleasant smell; reek.
  2. A form of rhythm and blues originating in the 1970s in which highly syncopated polyrhythms are combined with a prominent, jerky bass line, minimal harmonic structure, and declamatory vocalizing
  3. A type of popular music combining elements of jazz, blues, and soul and characterized by syncopated rhythm and a heavy, repetitive bassline.
A genre of fiction or other artistic work evoking suspense and horror, especially through the depiction of gruesome or supernatural elements.
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  1. A genre of fiction or other artistic work evoking suspense and horror, especially through the depiction of gruesome or supernatural elements.
  2. The strong feeling caused by something frightful or shocking; shuddering fear and disgust; terror and repugnance
  3. An intense, painful feeling of repugnance and fear.
A widespread fear of the collapse of the financial system, resulting in unreasoned attempts to turn property into cash, withdraw money, etc.
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  1. A widespread fear of the collapse of the financial system, resulting in unreasoned attempts to turn property into cash, withdraw money, etc.
  2. A sudden, overpowering feeling of fear, often affecting many people at once.
  3. A sudden widespread alarm concerning finances, often resulting in a rush to sell property to raise cash.
(Informal) An annoying person or thing, especially an ill-mannered or disruptive child.
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  1. (Informal) An annoying person or thing, especially an ill-mannered or disruptive child.
  2. One that instills intense fear:
  3. Intense, overpowering fear.
A state of alarm or dread; apprehension.
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  1. A state of alarm or dread; apprehension.
  2. (Archaic) Tremulous or trembling movement; quaking; tremor
  3. Fearful uncertainty, anxiety, etc.; apprehension
Fearfulness or timidity preventing the completion of a course of action.
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  1. Fearfulness or timidity preventing the completion of a course of action.
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