Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular present simple form of fear

Etymologies

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fear + -est

Examples

  • And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • If this thou fearest, be sure there's nought thou wouldst not fear.

    Rhesus

  • And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him: for now I know that thou fearest

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • For what will spiteful tongues say of me, when thou, my mother, who more than all others fearest for my safety, bidst me undertake this enterprise?

    The Suppliants

  • Now I know that thou fearest God, seeing that thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.'

    Week 14: I, Abraham

  • I bid thee and I will guarantee thy safety from that thou fearest; but, if thou cross me, I will kill thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And how cometh it that thou fearest the son of Adam, thou, with thy bulk of body and thy swiftness of running when I, for all my littleness of stature am resolved to encounter the son of Adam and, rushing on him, eat his flesh, that I may allay the affright of this poor duck and make her dwell in peace in her own place?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Quoth the whelp, ‘And thou, with thy huge frame and length and breadth, how cometh it that thou fearest the son of Adam, seeing that with one kick of thy foot thou wouldst kill him?’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “I fear even as thou fearest, nor will I yield up my part to thee; for it was I directed thee to it.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Replied Gharib, “O dog of the Arabs, dost thou cut the road for the servants of Almighty Allah, and fearest thou not the Lord of the Worlds?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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