terror

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Noun[change]

Singular
terror

Plural
terrors

  1. Very strong or intense fear.
    I never felt such terror as when I was robbed at gunpoint.
  2. Something that causes such fear.
    The rabid dog was the terror of the neighborhood.
  3. Violence or the threat of violence for political reasons; terrorism.
    The United States has declared a war on terror.
  4. An annoying or unpleasant person, often a naughty child.
    My little brother can be such a terror!

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