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Definition of Afeard

Afeard
Afeard A*feard" ([.a]*f[=e]rd"), p. a. [OE. afered, AS. [=a]f[=ae]red, p. p. of [=a]f[=ae]ran to frighten; [=a]- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + f[=ae]ran to frighten. See Fear.] Afraid. [Obs.] Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises. --Shak.

Meaning of Afeard from wikipedia

- Fear is an emotion induced by perceived danger or threat, which causes physiological changes and ultimately behavioral changes, such as mounting an aggressive...
- Speaks, which consists of Shakespearean sonnets and play excerpts – "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises" and "Our revels are now ended" (both from The...
- letter to a close companion, William Ernest Henley later confided, "I am afeard my marching days are over" when asked about the condition of his leg. The...
- every Company he Cometh he persuades men to Atheism willing them not to be afeard of bugbeares and hobgoblins, and vtterly scorning both god and his ministers...
- inspired by Shakespeare's play The Tempest (particularly Caliban's 'Be not afeard' speech), and partly by the G. K. Chesterton aphorism: "The world shall...
- of the play, however, and Caliban agrees to obey Prospero again. Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and...
- (Timothy Spall) appeared at the top of Big Ben and reprised Caliban's "Be not afeard" speech from The Tempest, first read by Kenneth Branagh in the opening ceremony...
- to help the latter escape from an arranged marriage. "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard" (1967, as "I Gave Her Sack and Sherry" in Orbit...
- Greenblatt's New Historicist Vision," Academic Questions (1993). "'A Soldier and Afeard': Macbeth and the Gospelling of Scotland," Interpretation, Spring 1997....
- "London 2012" and a line from Caliban's speech in The Tempest: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises", which featured in the Olympics opening ceremony...
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