Terror

Definition of Terror

Ter´ror
n.1.Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.
Terror seized the rebel host.
- Milton.
2.That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.
Those enormous terrors of the Nile.
- Prior.
Rulers are not a terror to good works.
- Rom. xiii. 3.
There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats.
- Shak.
King of terrors
death.
Reign of Terror
(French Hist.) See in Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
- Job xviii. 14.

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