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Meaning of scare

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events;
           "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare
           led them to evacuate the building" [syn: {panic}, {scare}]
      2: a sudden attack of fear [syn: {scare}, {panic attack}]
      v 1: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building
           frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her" [syn:
           {frighten}, {fright}, {scare}, {affright}]
      2: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: {daunt},
         {dash}, {scare off}, {pall}, {frighten off}, {scare away},
         {frighten away}, {scare}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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