fear

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fear
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Sense: Noun: alarm
Synonyms:
dread , fright , terror, horror , panic , alarm , scare , butterflies (informal), the willies (slang), the heebie-jeebies (slang), the creeps (slang)
Antonyms:
bravery , courage , boldness, fearlessness, courageousness, intrepidity, intrepidness
Sense: Noun: anxiety
Synonyms:
anxiety , apprehension, anxiousness, trepidation, worry , unease, uneasiness, concern , nervousness, foreboding, disquiet, disquietude
Antonyms:
assurance , confidence , unconcern, reassurance, relief
Sense: Noun: phobia
Synonyms:
phobia, anxiety , aversion, nightmare , irrational fear
Antonyms:
brave , dare , face , tackle
Sense: Verb: be scared of
Synonyms:
be scared of, be afraid of, be frightened of, be terrified by, be apprehensive about, dread , shudder at, have a phobia about
Antonyms:
assure, reassure , relieve
Sense: Verb: worry
Synonyms:
worry , fret , stress (informal), sweat (informal), be afraid, be scared
Sense: Verb: revere - God
Synonyms:
revere, stand in awe of, be in awe of, venerate, respect , worship
Sense: Verb: suspect sth unpleasant
Synonyms:
have a feeling, have a hunch, have a funny feeling (informal), have a sneaking suspicion, have a suspicion, feel , have an inkling, suspect

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