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fear•ful



Pronunciation: (fēr'ful), [key]
adj.
1. causing or apt to cause fear; frightening: a fearful apparition.
2. feeling fear, dread, apprehension, or solicitude: fearful for his life; fearful lest he commit suicide.
3. full of awe or reverence: fearful of the Lord.
4. showing or caused by fear: fearful behavior.
5. extreme in size, intensity, or badness: a fearful head cold; fearful poverty.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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