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Others voice fear that their taxes would be raised under Biden.

There’s a palpable fear among Democrats that voters will blame them on Election Day should they appear to be putting their own re-elections ahead of what’s good for Americans.

She was asked by senior Pence aides, she said, to help on an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal that minimized the fears of a second coronavirus wave and touted the administration’s work on the virus as a success story.

Cleopatra and Toliver conquer obstacles and fears under Bell’s tutelage and draw connections between the trail and life.

That might seem tangential to solving your back pain, but the truth is that a large part of overcoming that discomfort is about overcoming the fear of being in pain.

Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.

The fear of violence should not determine what one does or does not say.

Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.

The choice between freedom and fear is not difficult when seen with perspective.

The decision not to run the cartoons is motivated by nothing more than fear: either fear of offending or fear of retaliation.

Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.

To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.

Her heart fluttered violently with fear as she saw that he stepped out after her, and walked by her side toward the house.

And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.

The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.


On this page you'll find 155 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fear, such as: alarm, angst, anxiety, apprehension, awe, and concern.

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