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Related / Similar Words: bugbear, goblin, hob

 

Definition:
  • an object of dread or apprehension; "Germany was always a bugbear for France"; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds"--Ralph Waldo Emerson;
  • (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings;

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