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  • as inpanicky
  • as inafraid
  • as inpanic
  • as inturn tail

synonyms for run scared

  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • discouraged
  • distressed
  • fearful
  • frightened
  • horrified
  • intimidated
  • nervous
  • perplexed
  • perturbed
  • scared
  • shocked
  • spooked
  • startled
  • timid
  • abashed
  • aghast
  • alarmed
  • aroused
  • blanched
  • cowardly
  • cowed
  • daunted
  • disheartened
  • dismayed
  • disturbed
  • faint-hearted
  • fearsome
  • frozen
  • funky
  • have cold feet
  • in awe
  • panic-stricken
  • petrified
  • rattled
  • scared stiff
  • scared to death
  • stunned
  • suspicious
  • terrified
  • terror-stricken
  • timorous
  • trembling
  • upset
  • worried
  • scare
  • clutch
  • alarm
  • stampede
  • unnerve
  • startle
  • terrify
  • chicken out
  • go to pieces
  • lose it
  • overreact
  • be terror-stricken
  • become hysterical
  • come apart
  • freeze up
  • have a fit
  • lose nerve
  • push panic button
  • shake in boots
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antonyms for run scared

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  • bold
  • brave
  • calm
  • comforted
  • encouraged
  • happy
  • unafraid
  • unfearful
  • unworried
  • undismayed
  • cool
  • bold
  • happy
  • unworried
  • calm
  • venturesome
  • eager
  • valiant
  • undaunted
  • intrepid
  • heroic
  • fearless
  • courageous
  • confident
  • composed
  • unafraid
  • brave
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    How to use run scared in a sentence

    Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    It's quite true the land can't run away, but there are always rows and revolutions and smashes going on; you can't trust anybody.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    He was scared from the world by its vices; and sometimes longed to repose his wearied spirit in the grave.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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