For fear

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in apprehension lest.
- Shak.

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References in classic literature ?
So we went up and down the Jungle seeking for Fear, and presently the buffaloes "
None dares harm me for fear of the wrath of O-Tar--otherwise I should have been dead so soon as ever I entered this portion of the palace, for the women hate me.
A new study in mice, published online today in Neuron, reports that exposure therapy remodels an inhibitory junction in the amygdala, a brain region important for fear in mice and humans.