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verb [transitive] dread pronunciation in American English /dred/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledreading
past tensedreaded
past participledreaded
  1. to feel very worried about something that might happen or something that is going to happen

    She dreads going to the dentist.

    We had the visit from the police that all parents dread.

    I dread the day she finds out.

    dread doing something:

    She started to dread seeing him.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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