afeard

[ UK /ɐfˈi‍əd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. a pronunciation of afraid
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How To Use afeard In A Sentence

  • Whether it were really Odysseus or not, I am afeard. Rhesus
  • And once again he spake, “A countenance of terror I bore up before all folk, after that I brooded over the heritage of my brother, and on every side did I spout out poison, so that none durst come anigh me, and of no weapon was I adrad, nor ever had I so many men before me, as that I deemed myself not stronger than all; for all men were sore afeard of me.” The Story of the Volsungs
  • ‘Lady,’ she croaked out, ‘I have ill tidings, and I am afeard.’
  • Dunno….ai fyndz teh pooter mausies nawt liek teh kitteh furz oar teh dusst…bof ub demz cawnstant inn mai haos ai iz afeard. Mr Fluffykins was justifiably proud of his reputation - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • And once again he spake, “A countenance of terror I bore up before all folk, after that I brooded over the heritage of my brother, and on every side did I spout out poison, so that none durst come anigh me, and of no weapon was I adrad, nor ever had I so many men before me, as that I deemed myself not stronger than all; for all men were sore afeard of me.” The Story of the Volsungs
  • I know it and the lads forrad know it, and Belvedere he knows it and is mighty feared of her and small blame either -- aye, and mayhap you'll be afeard of her when you know her better. Martin Conisby's Vengeance
  • I was afeard o 'the outcome mesel', an 'I spoke my mind freely to Mr. Green. Nancy McVeigh of the Monk Road
  • Some, having spotted her, could draw no closer than a distant gaze: they were afeard, they would admit later over ale.
  • So then they laughed harder than ever, and said they should be afeard to speak to her, and a deal more I can't call to mind. Camilla
  • A 27-tonne bell inscribed with a line from Shakespeare's The Tempest – "Be not afeard: the isle is full of noises" – will form the centrepiece of the ceremony, and Cavendish is one of the main contenders to lead out the British team. Olympics fever will help to make 2012 the year of the bike
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