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filled with fear or apprehension

filled with regret or concern

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feeling worry or concern or insecurity

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having feelings of aversion or unwillingness

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The customers come again and again, and buy quantities, in spite of being afraid of Ginger and Pickles.
"It is very unpleasant, I am afraid of the police," said Pickles.
I should like mamma to ask them to Kingscote, but I am afraid mamma wouldn't like the mother, who is rather vulgar.
"Afraid?" I said, deep in her eyes Recklessly gazing; "For you I'd ride into the sun And die all blazing!"
"I never yet saw hill," I said, "And was afraid to take it; I never saw a foolish law, And feared to break it.
"You need not be afraid of that any more, Ronnie," his uncle told him calmly.
And I confess that I became afraid, very much afraid.
"Yes," I said defiantly and honestly, "I am afraid."
That is the wonderful thing about it, but I am afraid you don't understand the poetry of life.
"I'm not afraid of anything," returned Jo, with a toss of the head.
"I told you that I was afraid of Wingrave," she reminded him.
"The people are either fast asleep, or probably, as this is a lonely place, are afraid to open their door." He then began to vociferate pretty loudly, and at last an old woman, opening an upper casement, asked, Who they were, and what they wanted?
And now, because he was afraid that their stepmother might not treat them well and might do them harm, he put them in a lonely castle that stood in the middle of a wood.
Moreover, he was afraid of his wife, afraid of a policeman, afraid of physical violence, and lived in constant dread of burglars.
She was afraid that the dignified Miss Cuthbert would think Leslie quite terrible.