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  • n  an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  • n  an anxious feeling
    they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction
  • n  a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    the fear of God
  • v  be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event
    I fear she might get aggressive
  • v  be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    I fear the winters in Moscow
    We should not fear the Communists!
  • v  be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement
    I fear I won't make it to your wedding party
  • v  be uneasy or apprehensive about
    I fear the results of the final exams
  • v  regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

  • Or is it fear of more flying? I promise to get off this topic after today, but in anticipation of a return flight tomorrow that will take off in bad weather, I found myself .
  • Fear, is a primary emotion and the fear, people fear the most, is fear to the unknown, andor death.
  • But it won't be that simple: after years of vicious sectarian violence, many Sunni Arab patrol members fear retribution from the government; and indeed, some government officials .
News & Articles

  • Don’t Fear the Taper
    Don’t Fear the Taper In this week’s newsletter, we present reasons for being long stocks and discuss the “Taper.”  Click on link:  Don’t Fear the Taper, 6-14-13  for the full newsletter. Quantitative easing (QE) programs, courtesy of the Federal Reserve, have pushed cash into  Primary Dealer  accounts at the fastest rate in history. This has been massively bullish for equities over the past four ...
    June 16, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • Medical equipment firms fear competitive bidding could cripple industry
    WATERLOO, Iowa — A vague fear of dying seemed to hang over a home medical equipment industry conference in Waterloo last week.
    June 16, 2013 - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
  • Fighting Fear, One Negative Thought at a Time
    The voice of fear is loud and persuasive. Yet recent research suggests that, at least in some situations, we should not talk back to fears, minimize them, push them away or rationalize them out of existence, but rather give voice to them by stating them plainly.
    June 15, 2013 - Philly.com

  • Charles Grassley in The Moderate Voice
    Referring to counseling for end-of-life, Grassley told the crowd: "And from that standpoint, you have every right to fear: We should not have a government program that determines if you're going to pull the plug on grandma."
  • Virgil Goode in USA Today
    Goode added: "I fear that in the next century we will have many more Muslims in the United States if we do not adopt the strict immigration policies that I believe are necessary to preserve the values and beliefs traditional to the United States of...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in The Associated Press
    Some of the countries engaging in these behaviors still claim to be democracies,Clinton said, adding, "Democracies don't fear their own people. They recognize that citizens must be free to come together, to advocate and agitate."

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