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Noun
Extreme fear or horror
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“A victim of nuisance youths has described how he waits in terror for what they will do next.”
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An emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition
“Even then, this public fear is only a surrogate for one's real personal terror.”
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A person that causes extreme fear or trouble
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“At nineteen, Jeremiah McAuley was a thief and the terror of the New York waterfront.”
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A person, especially a child, that causes trouble or annoyance
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Any imagined fear or threat, or a fear presumed larger than it really is
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A child, typically one that is badly behaved
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution, conspiracy and perceived threat against the person, often associated with false accusations and general mistrust of others
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(narratology) A technique of having something occur suddenly to frighten the audience
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A person or thing causing inconvenience or annoyance
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A noisy and disorderly person
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