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scared

adjective
     
scared S3
frightened of something, or nervous about something [= afraid]:
At first, he was really scared.
scared of (doing) something
I've always been scared of dogs.
Don't be scared of asking for help.
scared (that)
I wanted to ask her out but was scared that she might refuse.
scared to do something
The boys were scared to cross the street.
scared stiff/scared to death/scared out of your wits (=extremely frightened)
I was scared stiff at the thought of making a speech.

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