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synonyms for fearing

  • anticipate
  • avoid
  • dread
  • expect
  • foresee
  • shun
  • suspect
  • worry
  • apprehend
  • blanch
  • cower
  • crouch
  • falter
  • flinch
  • fret
  • quail
  • quaver
  • shrink
  • shudder
  • shy
  • start
  • tremble
  • wilt
  • be afraid
  • be anxious
  • be apprehensive
  • be disquieted
  • be frightened
  • be in awe
  • break out in a sweat
  • dare not
  • feel concern
  • have butterflies
  • have qualms
  • lose courage
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antonyms for fearing

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  • face
  • meet
  • want
  • calm
  • steady
  • stretch
  • brave
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How to use fearing in a sentence

Fearing to lose his way, he bawls over the banister, and through the corridors, “Is any one there?”
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I opposed this, fearing, of course, that the French and even the Gentiles might interpret this as an affront to our faith.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
There were no more sleepless nights, fearing an attack from the dreaded rebel or the volunteer.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The stainless image fearing to disturb,So faithfully reflected in my breast;As winds disturb the mirror of the lake.
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
The English, fearing a ruse, continued to stand to their arms till their scouts confirmed the mortifying intelligence.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The words slipped out almost unconsciously, and the Marquise bit her lip and straightened herself, fearing an explosion.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Private baptism at his birth was first administered, fearing his immediate death.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
At first Eloise demurred, longing to accept the generous offer, and fearing that she ought not.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Of course, I used to get terribly frightened, fearing that the men would attack me for carrying such a mischievous monkey.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
IT is a great blessing, and one to be esteemed more highly than wealth and high station, to have God-fearing, pious parents.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
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