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to avoid the danger of something happening We spoke quietly for fear of waking the guards. I had to run away for fear (that) he might one day kill me.
for fear of something/of doing something,for fear (that)…jump to other results
feeling frightened that you might be killed
in fear of/for your lifejump to other results
to make someone very frightened, especially in order to make them do something
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in a fair way They undertook to make their judgment without fear or favor.
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