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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

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  • 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

References in periodicals archive ?
Incidentally, it's the thrust of the engine on take off that puts the fear of God into me and it never gets any easier.
Their pain is manifested in eccentric behaviour that becomes something more when they are confronted by do-gooding vicar (Sam Spruell) and then arrant racist Karl Lindner, a role in which a particularly sinister Martin Freeman puts the fear of God into everyone present.
I can't say I'm looking forward to it, if I'm brutally honest, because that old Kauto puts the fear of God into me sometimes with the performances he puts up," said Williams.
He's such a good long potter that it puts the fear of God into you.
But Fergie's the boss who regularly puts the fear of God into the men in black before, during and after games?