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Fearful parents kept their children indoors.
We're fearful that fighting will start up again.
Fearful of another attack, civilians are fleeing the capital.
She's a fearful gossip.
a fearful mess/muddle
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of fearful from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.