Meaning of scare

Definition of scare

(noun) sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"
(verb) cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"

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