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Noun
An anxious awareness of danger
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“Their cries became stained with alarm and horror at the departing children.”
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A warning of danger
“He spent several hours searching the mountainside for his brother, an experienced walker, before descending to raise the alarm from a public phone box.”
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An indication or sign of a situation
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An advance warning or an omen
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Behavior exhibiting excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic
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A great feeling or state of being sad or distressed
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Any imagined fear or threat, or a fear presumed larger than it really is
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Clock that wakes sleeper
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The sound of a buzzer or telephone
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A cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
Verb
To frighten or cause fear in
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“I'm sure I alarm my friends just as Fred alarms me.”
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To bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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To warn in advance
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To cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something)
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To state one's intention to take hostile and retributive action against someone
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