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Verb
To frighten or cause fear
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“I don't get frightened easily, but what does scare me is the unpredictability of our current leader.”
Verb
Prevent the occurrence of
Noun
A feeling of fright
“That movie, The Sixth Sense, gave me an old-fashioned scare.”
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Slight panic or anxiety
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“When he broke out in rashes, it gave his mother a measles scare.”
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(narratology) A technique of having something occur suddenly to frighten the audience
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Any imagined fear or threat, or a fear presumed larger than it really is
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A person or thing that is likely to cause harm
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