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terror British & World English

Extreme fear

terror English Thesaurus

Ruth screamed in terror

the Terror in terror British & World English

The period of the French Revolution between mid 1793 and July 1794 when the ruling Jacobin faction, dominated by Robespierre, ruthlessly executed anyone considered a threat to their regime

holy terror in terror British & World English

A person, especially a child, that causes trouble or annoyance

Terror, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

period of the French Revolution 1793–4

terror-stricken British & World English

Feeling or expressing extreme fear

reign of terror British & World English

A period of remorseless repression or bloodshed, in particular Reign of Terror the period of the Terror during the French Revolution

Reign of Terror, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

period of the Terror during the French Revolution

antiterror British & World English

Denoting political activities or measures designed to prevent or thwart terrorism

night terrors British & World English

Feelings of great fear experienced on suddenly waking in the night

terror-struck in terror-stricken British & World English

Feeling or expressing extreme fear