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Fear Adjective Synonyms
dread, terror, fright, panic, horror, alarm, trepidation, apprehension, fearfulness, apprehensiveness, dismay, consternation, hesitation, qualms, diffidence, timidity, cravenness, cowardice, second thoughts
His fear of going into the jungle alone is understandable.
Fear Noun Synonyms
revere, respect, venerate, be or stand in awe of
If you fear the Lord as I do, you won't take his name in vain.
awe, respect, reverence, veneration
That'll put the fear of God into him.
solicitude, anxiety, angst, foreboding(s), distress, misgiving(s), concern, apprehension, worry, uneasiness, unease
Fear for her safety is shared by all of us.
be afraid or scared or fearful or frightened (of), dread, quail or tremble or quake at, shudder at, shrink from, quiver
What man cannot understand he often fears.
Fear Verb Synonyms
expect, anticipate, imagine, suspect, foresee
I fear we are too late for dinner.
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Entertainment / Literature / Gradatio: Extended anadiplosis (see above). Unlike regular anadiplosis, gradatio continues the pattern of repetition from clause to clause. For instance, in The Caine Mutiny the captain declares: Aboard my ship MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Anadiplosis: (Greek 'doubling') Repeating the last word of a clause at the beginning of the next clause. As Nietzsche said, 'Talent is an adornment, an adornment is also a concealment.' Ann Landers once claimed, ' MORE