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  Words related to scare

Related / Similar Words: panic attack, panic, frighten, fright, affright, daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away

 

Definition:
  • a sudden attack of fear;
  • 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";
  • cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me";
  • cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal";

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    See Also: daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away

     

    Hyponyms: red scare, bluff, awe, terrify, terrorize, terrorise, intimidate, dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify, consternate, spook

     

    Derivational Morphology: frighten, fright, affright, daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, panic, panic attack, scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarer, fear, fearfulness, terrorization, terrorisation, frightening, chill

     

    Anagrams: ceras, acres

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 使駭怕   Dutch: schrikken  
    Finnish: pelästyttää   French: effrayer  
    German: erschrecken   Italian: spaventare  
    Japanese: 威かす   Korean: 놀라게 하다  
    Latin: terrere   Portuguese: assustar  
    Russian: пугать   Slovene: prestrašiti  
    Spanish: asustar   Swedish: skrämma  
     
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