English to Afrikaans Meaning :: fear

vrees
Fear :
vrees
- vreesgevreesbangvreesvreeslose
 

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Noun(1) an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight(2) an anxious feeling(3) a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
Verb(1) be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event(2) be afraid or scared of; be frightened of(3) be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement(4) be uneasy or apprehensive about(5) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

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(1) I only fear what may happen if drivers do find Crossborough Hill a cheaper means of parking.(2) Far more people fear snakes than are likely to find themselves in the presence of their slippery scales.(3) I hated him but didn't fear him any more(4) Their fear of what might happen made them hesitate, only for a second, but it was enough.(5) Terror is the causing of large numbers of people to fear sudden violence and death.(6) I fear for the city with this madman let loose in it(7) The Table is a place of feasting and refreshment, but also a place of mystery tinged with reverent fear .(8) It is important to make oneself accustomed to pain and danger without fear .(9) All the time I'm either in fear of what will happen, or I think I ought to be afraid, but this morning I felt strong and resolute.(10) drivers are threatening to quit their jobs in fear after a cabby's murder(11) Ironically the figures consistently confirm that fear of crime is completely out of proportion with reality.(12) And many fear what will happen to their children if the option of simply closing the school is pursued.(13) There had been a great burden on me all my life, to hold back, to fear death, to fear pain.(14) He says that most refugees fear to leave their apartment blocks on Friday or Saturday nights.(15) I have a terrible fear of loss, I have a terrible fear of the unexpected happening.(16) If angels fear to tread this particular route, few would blame them.
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Noun
1. terror ::
terreur
2. phobia ::
fobie
3. likelihood ::
waarskynlikheid
4. concern ::
kommer
6. veneration ::
verering
Verb
7. be afraid of ::
wees bang vir
8. have a phobia about ::
'n fobie oor
9. be too afraid ::
wees te bang
10. worry about ::
bekommer oor
11. stand in awe of ::
bedug
12. suspect ::
verdagte
13. dread ::
vrees
14. revere ::
REVERE
Different Forms
fear, feared, fearful, fearing, fearless, fears, fearsome
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