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Synonyms for terror

Synonyms for terror

great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger

Synonyms for terror

an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

a person who inspires fear or dread

the use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons)

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W]henever the force of these passions is extreme, words give place to inarticulate sounds: sighs, murmurings, in love; sobs, groans, and cries in grief; half-choaked sounds in rage; and shrieks in terrour, are then the only language heard.
for now mine end doth haste, I runne to death, and death meets me as fast, And all my pleasures are like yesterday, I dare not move my dimme eyes any way, Despaire behind, and death before doth cast Such terrour.
Amaze, Be sure, and terrour seis'd the rebel Host, When coming towards them so dread they saw The bottom of the mountains upward turn'd.
No Terrours Thee, Achilles, could invade, / Nor Thee, Ulysses, any charms persuade.