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to fear
to fear / to dread / foreboding
to revere
unafraid / to defy
utterly fearless
to cower / to flinch / to quail / to recoil
the young will be redoubtable in the years to come (idiom) / the younger generations will surpass us in time
intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring / terrifying / overwhelming
cowering / cringing
afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous / afraid of the slightest thing
dangerous road / (fig.) perilous or intimidating undertaking
gossip is a fearful thing (idiom)
not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
to dread punishment / afraid of being arrested for a crime
lit. a new-born calf has no fear of the tiger (idiom) / fig. the fearlessness of youth
to commit suicide to escape punishment
not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
dichlorvos C4H7Cl2PO4, organic phosphate used as insecticide (loanword) / also called dimethyl dichloro-vinyl phosphate DDVP
to be arrested by fear / restraint / scruple
to feel intimidated
dreadful / formidable
to view as dangerous (idiom); afraid to do sth
revered friend
without any fear of consequences / totally devoid of scruples
to shrink back in fear (idiom); too cowardly to advance

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