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  1. dread

    • IPA[dred]

    美式

    • v.
      anticipate with great apprehension or fear;regard with great awe or reverence.
    • n.
      great fear or apprehension;a person with dreadlocks.
    • adj.
      greatly feared; dreadful;regarded with awe; greatly revered
    • noun: dread, plural noun: dreads

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. anticipate with great apprehension or fear Jane was dreading the party I dread to think what Russell will say
    • regard with great awe or reverence.

    名詞

    • 1. great fear or apprehension the thought of returning to New Jersey filled her with dread I used to have a dread of Sunday afternoons
    • 2. informal a person with dreadlocks.
    • dreadlocks Lyon combed his fingers through Curtis' dreads

    形容詞

    • 1. greatly feared; dreadful he was stricken with the dread disease and died
    • regarded with awe; greatly revered that dread being we dare oppose