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Synonyms for fear

1. fear (n.)

an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

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2. fear (v.)

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

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3. fear (v.)

be afraid or scared of; be frightened of

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4. fear (v.)

be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement

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5. fear (n.)

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

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6. cape fear (n.)

a cape in southeastern North Carolina extending into the Atlantic Ocean

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7. cape fear river (n.)

a river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear

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8. concern (n.)

an anxious feeling

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9. reverence (v.)

regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

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