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scare



Pronunciation: (skâr), [key]
v., scared, scar•ing,
n.


v.t.
to fill, esp. suddenly, with fear or terror; frighten; alarm.

v.i.
1. to become frightened: That horse scares easily.
2. scare up, Informal.to obtain with effort; find or gather: to scare up money.

n.
1. a sudden fright or alarm, esp. with little or no reason.
2. a time or condition of alarm or worry: For three months there was a war scare.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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