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a·scared

 (ə-skârd′)
adj. Chiefly Southern & Midland US
Afraid.

[Probably blend of afraid and scared, past participle of scare.]
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ascared

(əˈskɛəd)
adj
frightened
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ascared

adjective
Regional. Filled with fear or terror:
Regional: afeard.
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