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Synonyms for afeard

Synonyms for afeard

a pronunciation of afraid


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I never saw the face yet of the man that I was afeard of.
To be sure I never saw him make so bold as just now; I was afeard the squire would have struck him.
They prefer "craft and deceit" to bloodshed, but if they do not get what they want before war breaks out, they "take so cruel vengeance of them which be in the fault, that ever after they be afeard to do the like" (More 1999, 99).
The bell, produced by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, is inscribed with a quote from The Tempest's Caliban: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises".
The ceremony will commence with the ringing of a giant bell emblazoned with a line from a speech by Caliban in William Shakespeare's The Tempest: 'Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises'.
The organisers have also commissioned the biggest ringing bell in Europe which will hang at one end of the stadium and bear an inscription from Shakespeare's The Tempest: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises".
Art thou afeard To be the same in thine own act and valour As thou art in desire?
Ye need not be afeard o' him," she squawks in horrid amusement, noting my alarm.
And whan through the gastfulnes of this pyteous spectacle, I waxed afeard, and turned awaye my face, me thought there came a shrekyng voyce out of the weasande pipe of the headles bodye, saying as foloweth.
This dark voice contrasts with the melodious, fertile voice of Caliban heard in his speech beginning "I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs grow," as well as with his haunting poetic voice beginning "Be not afeard.
Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises, Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not.
Danny explained: "The quote from Caliban is, 'Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises', which is an amazing speech.