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dread - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dread

(noun) fearful expectation or anticipation
Example Sentence
  • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension

(verb) be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
Synonyms : fear
Example Sentence
  • I fear the winters in Moscow
  • We should not fear the Communists!

(adj) causing fear or dread or terror
Example Sentence
  • the awful war
  • an awful risk
  • dire news
  • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
  • the dread presence of the headmaster
  • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
  • a dreadful storm
  • a fearful howling
  • horrendous explosions shook the city
  • a terrible curse

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dread

DrEAD when i see dead people i dread
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by bharatinuguri

Dar lage "Read" karne me
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by rishabhagl

Dread ...dad. I dread my dad coming home drunken.
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by sumesh.nb

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