Wednesday, June 11, 2003

scare ( P ) Pronunciation Key (skâr)
v. scared, scar·ing, scares
v. tr.
To strike with sudden fear; alarm.
v. intr.
To become frightened: a child who scares easily.
A condition or sensation of sudden fear.
A general state of alarm; a panic: a bomb scare that necessitated evacuating the building.
Serving or intended to frighten people: scare stories; scare tactics.

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