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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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The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...