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    scare

    scare - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scare

    Definition
    (noun) sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    Synonyms : panic
    Example Sentence
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden attack of fear
    Synonyms : panic attack
    Definition
    (verb) cause fear in
    Synonyms : affright , fright , frighten
    Example Sentence
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her
    Definition
    (verb) cause to lose courage
    Example Sentence
    • dashed by the refusal
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