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Overview of noun scare

The noun scare has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. panic, scare

(sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building")

2. scare, panic attack

(a sudden attack of fear)


Overview of verb scare

The verb scare has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) frighten, fright, scare, affright

(cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her")

2. (2) daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare

(cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal")

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