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What is the best word to describe "scared"?

Kara 2009/02/06 14:02:25
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  • bamalady35077 2009/02/06 14:11:16
    Frightened
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    scare   /skɛər/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [skair] Show IPA Pronunciation
    verb, scared, scar⋅ing, noun
    –verb (used with object) 1. to fill, esp. suddenly, with fear or terror; frighten; alarm.
    –verb (used without object) 2. to become frightened: That horse scares easily.
    –noun 3. a sudden fright or alarm, esp. with little or no reason.
    4. a time or condition of alarm or worry: For three months there was a war scare.
    —Verb phrase5. scare up, Informal. to obtain with effort; find or gather: to scare up money.


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    Origin:
    1150–1200; (v.) ME skerren < ON skirra to frighten, deriv. of skjarr timid, shy; (n.) late ME skere, deriv. of the v.
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    Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

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  • anjelskemi 2009/02/06 14:06:13
    Terrified
    anjelskemi
    and Frightened. Either will do. terrified frightened

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