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terror

noun

1 terror

An overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.

synonyms: affright, panic.

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Polish: panika



2 terror

A person who inspires fear or dread:
— He was the terror of the neighborhood.

synonyms: scourge, threat.

Polish: postrach

3 terror

A very troublesome child.

synonyms: brat, holy terror, little terror.

Dutch: aap, apekop, apenkop, belhamel, bengel, blaag, boefje, deugniet, doerak, dondersteen ... show more
Polish: bachor, bąk, dzieciak, dzieciuch, pędrak, pętak

4 terror

The use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons).

Dutch: terreur


Moby thesaurus: Dracula, Frankenstein, Mafioso, Wolf-man, Young Turk, abject fear, affright, alarm, anxiety, awe, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, blue funk, bogey, bogeyman, bomber, bruiser, brute ... show more.

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