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ter·ror

terror

 
 
pronunciation:
te rr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: very great fear.
Spiders fill him with terror.
synonyms:
horror, panic
similar words:
alarm, scare
definition 2: acts of violence that cause great fear.
The bomb explosion was an act of terror.
similar words:
monster
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  • terrorism:
    the practice of using terror for political gain.
  • terrorist:
    a person who uses terror for political gain.
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  fear