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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scare /ˈskɛr, ˈskær/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scare v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scared p. pr. & vb. n. Scaring.]  To frighten; to strike with sudden fear; to alarm.
 The noise of thy crossbow
 Will scare the herd, and so my shoot is lost.   --Shak.
 To scare away, to drive away by frightening.
 To scare up, to find by search, as if by beating for game. [Slang]
 Syn: -- To alarm; frighten; startle; affright; terrify.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scare, n. Fright; esp., sudden fright produced by a trifling cause, or originating in mistake. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic
           in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led
           them to evacuate the building" [syn: panic]
      2: a sudden attack of fear [syn: panic attack]
      v 1: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building
           frightens me" [syn: frighten, fright, affright]
      2: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: daunt,
          dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away,
          frighten away]