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fear Idioms & Phrases


Bodily fear

  • apprehension of physical injury.
Webster 1913

cape fear

  • noun a cape in southeastern North Carolina extending into the Atlantic Ocean
WordNet

cape fear river

  • noun a river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear
WordNet

For fear

  • in apprehension lest. "For fear you ne'er see chain nor money more."
Webster 1913

god-fearing

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    devout.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
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God"-fear`ing adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a reverential and loving feeling towards God; religious.
    A brave good-fearing man. Tennyson.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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