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Meaning of dread

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

      adj 1: causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an
             awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so
             direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of
             the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease
             it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling";
             "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible
             curse" [syn: {awful}, {dire}, {direful}, {dread(a)},
             {dreaded}, {dreadful}, {fearful}, {fearsome},
             {frightening}, {horrendous}, {horrific}, {terrible}]
      n 1: fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked
           around the examination room with apprehension" [syn:
           {apprehension}, {apprehensiveness}, {dread}]
      v 1: be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; "I fear the
           winters in Moscow"; "We should not fear the Communists!"
           [syn: {fear}, {dread}]

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