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dread

noun [U]  us   /dred/
extreme fear or anxiety about something that is going to happen or might happen: a dread of drowning
dread
verb [T]  us   /dred/
We dreaded hearing the results of the blood tests.
Translations of “dread”
in Arabic رَهبة, فَزع…
in Korean 몹시 무서움…
in Malaysian sangat takut…
in French terreur…
in Turkish dehşete kapılmak, korkmak, ödü kopmak…
in Italian terrore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…感到恐懼, 害怕, 擔心…
in Russian бояться, страшиться…
in Polish obawiać się, bać się…
in Vietnamese sự khiếp sợ…
in Spanish terror…
in Portuguese medo, pavor…
in Thai ความหวาดกลัว…
in German die Furcht…
in Catalan pànic…
in Japanese 恐怖, 不安…
in Indonesian ketakutan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…感到恐惧, 害怕, 担心…
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