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Definitions of fear:

part of speech: noun

Apprehension, dread, alarm.

Usage examples for fear:

  • Perhaps you would fear if you saw me, and love is all I ask. "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott
  • I fear it is, M'sieu. "The Road to Frontenac", Samuel Merwin

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