afraid

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈfreɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈfreɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə frād)



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Sense: Adjective: scared
Synonyms:
scared , fearful , nervous , frightened , horrified, terrorized, terrorised (UK), alarmed, anxious , paralyzed by fear, paralysed by fear (UK), spooked, scared shitless (vulgar, offensive, slang), scared to death, horror-struck, horror-stricken, panic-stricken, trembling
Antonyms:
unafraid, confident , fearless , brave , cool , fearless , undaunted, calm , collected
Sense: Adjective: reluctant - followed by 'to'
Synonyms:
reluctant , hesitant , unwilling , wary , disinclined, apprehensive , cautious
Sense: Adjective: regretful - often followed by 'that'
Synonyms:
regretful, sorry , sorry to say, apologetic, regretting, rueful

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