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Edward knew it was dangerous, but he felt no fear.
She eventually managed to overcome her fear of the dark.
Martin screamed in fear.
I was suddenly filled with fear.
She was shaking with fear.
A meeting was set up to try to allay workers' fears.
There are fears about the safety of the nuclear plant.
This latest case has raised fears of an epidemic.
He expressed fears for his missing wife's safety.
Sandbags were placed along the shore amid fears that the lake would overflow.
This is the British English definition of fear. View American English definition of fear.
if a cat purrs, it makes a continuous quiet low sound because it is happy
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