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- adj. A regional variation of afraid.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of afear.
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- adj. a pronunciation of afraid
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I was greatly 'afeared' to start sewing her up as this was my first foray into setting in sleeves, but all in all she worked beautifully.
And one or two very sad messages from people who had lost loved ones to obesity related illness, or were greatly afeared of doing so in the near future.
NBob it seems is mightily afeared of our collective PMS consciousness.
You read as if you are afeared that your mommy will have to wear a b-ur-ur-urka with her combat boots is Americans go tradegically SANE and vote for their nation.
I sounded brave, but I was afeared of Melloy McCrumb and Jack Hawley coming after Clara and me.
It was comforting to know she was not afeared and trusted me to keep her safe.
Butt i iz afeared that maebee I gittin wun too soonz.
I am afeared the wave-centric paradigm is tied to ethnic, geographical and even religious lines of separation.
I am most afeared of the fate of the Cleveland Spider, a member of the Poisonous Spider Family.
I've worked with crew members that were veterans of Gulf War 1, in Canada and their politics were plain for all to see and nobody was about to question them, not because they were afeared but because those cats were damn good at their jobs.
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