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feeling fear
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  • Swíðe forht and bifiende

    multum tremens et pauida,

      Bd. 5, 12; Sch. 613, 17.
  • Swíðe forhte

    trepidi,

      Gr. D. 132, 8.
  • Frohto ł forhto

    timidi,

      Mk. L. 4, 40.
  • Forhtra

    formidolosorum, i. timidorum,

      An. Ox. 4733.
  • Forhtum

    tremebundis, i. formidantibus,

    3773. I a. where the occasion of fear is given.
with for
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  • Hú forht hé sceal bión for ǽlcre orsognesse,

      Past. 32, 5.
  • Wurdon hié swíðe forhte for ðǽm fǽre,

      Bl. H. 199, 24: Guth. 16, 8: Dóm. L. 160.
with dat. infin.
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  • Nelle ðú forht beón tó onfóanne Maria

    noli timere accipere Mariam,

      Mt. L. 1, 20.
expressing fear
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  • Þá blácan andwlitan and þæt bifiende wered, se forhta cearm and þǽra folca wóp,

      Wlfst. 186, 18.
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