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scare

noun [C]
 
 
/skeər/
FEELING a sudden feeling of fear or worry: The earthquake gave us a scare.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
SITUATION a situation that worries or frightens people: a food/health scare Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
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