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bugbear

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Synonyms for bugbear

noun ghost
  • apprehension
  • bogey
  • bogy
  • boogeyman
  • bugaboo
  • dread
  • fear
  • goblin
  • gremlin
  • hobgoblin
  • loup-garou
  • ogre
  • problem
  • scare
  • specter
  • terror
  • threat
  • wraith
  • bete noire

Antonyms for bugbear

  • bravery
  • calmness
  • courage
  • ease
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bugbear

anathema

noun. something hated
  • abomination
  • bane
  • bugbear
  • detestation
  • enemy
  • hate
  • pariah

bete noire

noun. detested person

bogey

noun. ghost

bogeyman

noun. ghost

bogle

noun. ghost

bugaboo

noun. fear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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