"feared" in the verb sense
be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event
"I fear she might get aggressive"
2. fear, dread
be afraid or scared of be frightened of
"I fear the winters in Moscow"
"We should not fear the Communists!"
be sorry used to introduce an unpleasant statement
"I fear I won't make it to your wedding party"
be uneasy or apprehensive about
"I fear the results of the final exams"
5. reverence, fear, revere, venerate
regard with feelings of respect and reverence consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
"Fear God as your father"
"We venerate genius"
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