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terror

US [ˈterər]
UK [ˈterə(r)]
  • n.恐怖;恐惧;惊恐;惊骇
  • Web可怕的人;恐怖活动;恐惧术
Plural Form:terrors  
Terror
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
惊恐;恐惧;惊骇a feeling of extreme fear
a feeling of sheer/pure terror
胆战心惊
Her eyes were wild with terror.
她的眼睛里充满了恐惧。
People fled from the explosion in terror .
人们惊恐地逃离爆炸现场。
She lives in terror of(= is constantly afraid of) losing her job.
她一直胆战心惊地害怕丢了工作。
Some women have a terror of losing control in the birth process.
有些妇女惧怕在分娩过程中失去控制。
The very name of the enemy struck terror into their hearts.
他们一听到敌人的名字就心惊胆战。
2.
[c]
可怕的人;恐怖的事;可怕的情况a person, situation or thing that makes you very afraid
These street gangs have become the terror of the neighbourhood.
这些街头少年团伙使得周围邻里谈之色变。
Death holds no terrors for(= does not frighten or worry) me.
死神是吓不倒我的。
The terrors of the night were past.
夜间那些恐怖的事情都已经成为过去。
3.
[u]
(通常出于政治目的)恐怖行动,恐怖violent action or the threat of violent action that is intended to cause fear, usually for political purposes
a campaign of terror
恐怖运动
terror tactics
恐怖手段
4.
[c]
(informal)
讨厌鬼;小捣蛋a person (usually a child) or an animal that causes you trouble or is difficult to control
Their kids are real little terrors.
他们的小孩都是十足的讨厌鬼。

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