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dread /dred/
  • danh từ
    • sự kinh sợ, sự kinh hãi, sự khiếp sợ, sự khiếp đảm
    • điều làm kinh hãi, vật làm khiếp sợ
    • ngoại động từ
      • kinh sợ, kinh hãi, khiếp sợ
      • nghĩ đến mà sợ; sợ
        • to dread falling ill: nghĩ đến ốm mà sợ; sợ bị ốm
        • to dread to do something: sợ làm gì
        • to dread that...: sợ rằng...
    • tính từ
      • dễ sợ, khiếp, kinh khiếp
      • làm run sợ, làm kinh sợ, uy nghiêm lẫm liệt
    Concise Dictionary
    dreads|dreaded|dreadingdred
    noun
    +fearful expectation or anticipation
    verb
    +be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    adj.
    +causing fear or dread or terror
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 fear, be afraid of, apprehend, anticipate, flinch, shrink or recoil from, cringe or quail or blench or wince at, view with horror or alarm:
    She dreads any kind of surgery.
    n.
    2 fear, fright, fearfulness, trepidation, apprehension, apprehensiveness, uneasiness, anticipation, alarm, nervousness, qualm, queasiness, misgiving, dismay, worry, anxiety, consternation, concern, distress, perturbation, disquiet, aversion, horror, terror, panic, Colloq cold feet, butterflies (in the stomach), the jitters; Slang the heebie-jeebies, the willies, the collywobbles:
    I regarded the history exam with dread.
    adj.
    3 feared, dreaded, dreadful, terrifying, terrible:
    Before us, breathing fire, was the dread dragon of the Druids.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    to be very afraid of sth; to fear that sth bad is going to happen: [VN] This was the moment he had been dreading. + [V -ing] I dread being sick. + [VN -ing] She dreads her husband finding out. + [V to inf] I dread to think what would happen if there really was a fire here. [also V that]
    + noun [U, C, usually sing.] a feeling of great fear about sth that might or will happen in the future; a thing that causes this feeling: The prospect of growing old fills me with dread. + She has an irrational dread of hospitals. + The committee members live in dread of (= are always worried about) anything that may cause a scandal. + My greatest dread is that my parents will find out.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    great, mortal
    Her greatest dread was that she would lose her job.
    | constant

    VERB + DREAD

    feel, have
    He had a dread of hospitals. the dread she felt at the thought of meeting him again
    | live in
    He lived in constant dread that one day he might be found out.
    | fill sb with
    Does the thought of flying fill you with dread?

    PREP.

    in ~ of
    After her shoplifting spree she lived in mortal dread of being found out.
    | ~ of
    her dread of discovery

    PHRASES

    a feeling/sense of dread

    verb

    ADV.

    absolutely
    I've got to go and tell the headmaster tomorrow and I'm absolutely dreading it!
    | rather | always
    He had always dreaded being singled out.



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