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Synonyms for fear

possibility

be afraid of

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  • be afraid of
  • dread
  • be scared of
  • be frightened of
  • shudder at
  • be fearful of
  • be apprehensive about
  • tremble at
  • be terrified by
  • have a horror of
  • take fright at
  • have a phobia about
  • have qualms about
  • live in dread of
  • be in a blue funk about
  • have butterflies in your stomach about
  • shake in your shoes about

revere

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regret

Synonyms

  • regret
  • feel
  • suspect
  • have a feeling
  • have a hunch
  • have a sneaking suspicion
  • have a funny feeling

fear for something or or someone

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  • worry about
  • be concerned about
  • be anxious about
  • tremble for
  • be distressed about
  • feel concern for
  • be disquieted over

Synonyms for fear

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

to be afraid of

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Synonyms for fear

an anxious feeling

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a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

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be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event

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be afraid or scared of

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be sorry

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regard with feelings of respect and reverence

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Norwood told the court that he had taken the machete from the stores at the barracks and gone to find Warnock "to put the fear of God into him, to scare him" and added, "I didn't want to harm anyone with that machete".
It would put the fear of God in bank officials that knowingly disregard the law.
BBC bosses are not daft and know that some of us need an inoffensive pre-watershed sitcom to calm us down after all those shows about cowboy builders and the like have put the fear of God into us.
IN WITH THE FLYNNS BBC1, 9pm They may be as predictable as night following day, but the traditional British sitcom will be a staple of small- that some of us need an inoffensive pre-watershed sitcom to calm us down after all those shows about cowboy builders and the like have put the fear of God into us.
Yet today the scaremongers have put the fear of God into non-smokers, passive smoking will kill you.
In his bad-bwoy, NWA hey-day the merest hint of Ice Cube looking a bit peeved would have been enough to put the fear of god into most people.
Sydney, June 11 (ANI): A study has found that it takes just one look or an image of a pair of eyes to put the fear of God into a person.
He can put the fear of God into you, because he can get very emotional at times (doing an impression) 'No why you do it like that, why, why, that's rubbish'.
It's quite clear that the initial raid itself had a good effect on these defendants - put the fear of God in them.
More successful was piratical parrot Captain Squawk, whose Treasure Flakes will doubtlesly put the fear of God into Tony the Tiger, Captain Rik and the gay threesome on the Rice Krispies box.
But overall, it's a heavier set that will put the fear of God into the mainstream - with Me, My Yoke And I, especially, a ferocious crescendo complete with primal screams.
Hell House--the Christian frightfest meant to put the fear of God into kids--isn't the kind of drama hip Angelenos generally go for.
I would like to have a landmark case to put into my courses, to put the fear of God into marketers, but they are settled out of court, and there is no court-of-record decision.
This program is going to, hopefully, put the fear of God and country into them and start turning these kids around,'' said Bergmann, the Valley's top cop.
Most of all, supporters say external appeals will put the fear of God into managed care plans.
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