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Vocabulary: fear and terror
Among the most universal emotions, "fear" strikes everyone to varying degrees, and more or less often.
We have already studied simple and ordinary "fear" in test.
In this lesson, we're going a lot further and will study stronger emotions, going as far as "terror"!
Both Tim and Teddy are frightened! So scary...
|A fear||: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain.|
|To fear sth/ sb||: to be afraid of, to dread|
|To fear for sb/ sth||: to be afraid for someone|
To be frightened of/ to do something
To be scared of sth/ of doing
|: afraid, scared, terrified|
|Fright||: sudden fear|
To frighten somebody
To give somebody a fright
To scare somebody
|: to feel someone with fear, to frighten|
|Frightening||: causing fear or anxiety|
|Scary||: spooky, causing alarm|
- To be in fear of one's life/ to fear for one's life
- To be frightened into doing sth
- To have a fit of nerves (before an exam)
- To have stage fright: (in front of an audience)
- To be scared stiff/ scared to death/ to be scared out of his wits: to be very frightened
- To have the jitters/ to be jittery
- To scare the life out of sb/ to scare the living daylights out of sb
- To be appalled at sth
|Apprehension||: suspicion of future trouble|
|Fearful/ fearsome||: frightening|
|Dread||: to fear greatly|
|Terror||: intense, deep fear.|
|: causing dread or terror|
|To terrify somebody/ terrified||: to make greatly afraid|
|: causing terror|
|To terrorize somebody||: to feel with terror|
|To appal somebody||: to feel with horror or fear|
|Appalling/ dreadful||: dismaying greatly|
- To strike terror in sb
- To have a horror of sth/ of doing sth
- To (get into a) panic
- To strike fear/ terror into somebody/ into somebody's heart
|: arousing terror, horrifying|
|Horror||: overwhelming fear|
|Horrible/ horrendous/ horrific||: terrible|
|To horrify/ to be horrified at sth||: to distress and shock greatly|
|Panic/ a panic||: an outbreak of fear|
|Panic-stricken||: overcome with panic|
|Panicky||: caused by panic|
|Petrified||: to be in a state of shock|
I do hope you won't be too scared and shaken by this "terrible" vocabulary... I'm sure you won't!
The FORCE is with You, anyway!
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