How to use Afraid in a sentence

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  • He was not afraid of anything.

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  • Any time a wild animal isn't afraid of you, there is probably something wrong.

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  • I'm afraid he'll do something... to himself.

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  • I'm afraid I've been putting on weight.

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  • It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.

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  • I'm afraid I'll be out of town this weekend.

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  • I was afraid to come in.

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  • Those animals were more afraid of her than she of them, and he knew it.

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  • Don't be afraid, they won't hurt you.

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  • For a moment, she said nothing - afraid to trust her voice.

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  • What is it you are afraid of, Lise?

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  • No, I'm afraid I didn't get around to it yet.

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  • Afraid they'll find out you enjoy it?

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  • I thought about it, but I was afraid you'd get mad.

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  • I was actually afraid that I might by that time be doing what is called a good business.

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  • I shall not be afraid of Fauntleroy's great dog Dougal.

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  • At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.

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  • You don't have any reason to be afraid of me.

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  • When she didn't get her way, she'd cry and act like she was afraid of him.

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  • For if the boy had been as well painted as the cherries, the birds would have been afraid to come near him.

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  • As a kid I was afraid of the dark and now that I'm all grown up, I don't much like being kept in the dark either.

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  • I don't think she was ever afraid of him.

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  • Tammy could swim almost as well as Lisa, but Sarah couldn't swim at all, confessing unabashed that she was afraid of the water.

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  • So I've finally found something you're afraid of more than me.

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  • But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.

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  • Believe me, he is afraid, afraid of a general battle.

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  • Only I feel afraid in his presence.

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  • Natasha, afraid that her brother would do something dreadful, had followed him in some excitement.

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  • But never had she felt so grieved for him or so much afraid of losing him.

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  • Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.

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  • He could see I was getting serious, and he was afraid you would draw me away from my work.

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  • Everyone was afraid of something.

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  • But I am afraid you cannot come to Tuscumbia; so I will write to you, and send you a sweet kiss and my love.

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  • Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.

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  • I should make too good a target for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.

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  • Once. That's what I was afraid he'd remember.

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  • Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.

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  • But having caught himself saying too much about the flints, he was now afraid to speak out.

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  • She gazed up at him, afraid to trust her voice.

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  • And I am also very much afraid for him spiritually.

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  • I am always afraid when I'm with him.

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  • At first the family felt some constraint in intercourse with Prince Andrew; he seemed a man from another world, and for a long time Natasha trained the family to get used to him, proudly assuring them all that he only appeared to be different, but was really just like all of them, and that she was not afraid of him and no one else ought to be.

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  • Natasha, I am afraid for you!

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  • And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.

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  • And as if afraid of wasting his store of anger, he left Alpatych and went rapidly forward.

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  • Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.

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  • He carried his resolution within himself in terror and haste, like something dreadful and alien to him, for, after the previous night's experience, he was afraid of losing it.

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  • And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people.

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  • You're afraid of the wildlife.

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  • I don't think you're as afraid of me as you are of your own feelings.

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  • He was dead on when he said she was more afraid of her emotions than him.

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  • He was afraid she would spill the beans.

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  • For a minute she was afraid she had stepped over the line.

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  • Maybe he was afraid she would insist he make an honest woman of her.

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  • I was afraid he'd bite the man and I'd get in big trouble.

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  • She withdrew, afraid to hurt him.

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  • He wasn't sure if she had seen it, too, or she was afraid he was returning to the road without her.

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  • She hadn't slept all night, afraid of what other secrets the night held.

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  • Katie hesitated again, afraid to leave her sister after the demons invaded the castle.

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  • Now Edith was afraid.

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  • Was she afraid of being hurt?

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  • You were afraid I would drop you and marry Josh.

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  • I'm afraid there aren't many people willing to look beyond the obvious in this circumstance.

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  • You're not afraid of snakes?

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  • Am I afraid of people?

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  • I was afraid it might get wet.

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  • Josh knew she was afraid of storms, but now he had Lori to think about.

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  • She lay limp in his arms, startled and afraid to respond - afraid the kiss meant nothing to him.

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  • I was afraid you were going to say something like that.

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  • It wasn't commitment he was afraid of.

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  • There were philosophic and philanthropic elements in his political faith which will always lead some to class him as a visionary and fanatic; but although he certainly indulged at times in dreams at which one may still smile, he was not, properly speaking, a visionary; nor can he with justice be stigmatized as a fanatic. He felt fervently, was not afraid to risk all on the conclusions to which his heart and his mind led him, declared himself with openness and energy; and he spoke and even wrote his conclusions, how ever bold or abstract, without troubling to detail his reasoning or clip his off-hand speculations.

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  • I was afraid it would get moldy in that tin body of yours.

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  • He was afraid and has slipped away from us.

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  • Pony's name was Mollie and I had a nice ride on her back; I was not afraid, I hope my uncle will get me a dear little pony and a little cart very soon.

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  • They were afraid that King Frost would come and punish them.

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  • He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.

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  • Pierre smiled in his good-natured way as if afraid for his companion's sake that the latter might say something he would afterwards regret.

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  • But the mere thought of being afraid roused him again.

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  • It must seem to him that everyone is afraid of him, and that must please him.

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  • Or are you afraid to play with me?

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  • Or are you afraid of me? he asked again.

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  • He felt afraid of what would happen to him and still more afraid of showing his fear.

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  • Prince Andrew was afraid and ashamed to speak of it.

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  • A storm? she ventured timidly, afraid of being wrong.

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  • Her throat quivered with convulsive sobs and, afraid of weakening and letting the force of her anger run to waste, she turned and rushed headlong up the stairs.

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  • What had they to be afraid of?

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  • I 'm afraid I have a low opinion of taxi drivers whether I 'm driving or cycling.

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  • Maybe one of our knowledgable techy types may know - I 'm afraid I do n't.

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  • I am not afraid of rats but I 'm terrified of spiders.

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  • And I 'm afraid it can also at times seem a very thankless task.

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  • It 's just like ET - all the little tiddlers dressed up as ghouls and ghosties, and smiling adults pretending to be afraid.

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  • Stay truthful, but do n't be afraid to say your worth.

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  • I really enjoyed how the film was n't afraid to touch on Lucy 's illness with serious undertones.

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  • I 'm dreadfully afraid of being tempted, at an unguarded moment, by the aunt.

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  • The effect of unleaded gasoline, I 'm afraid.

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  • You'll have to ask the next waitress I 'm afraid.

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  • She was afraid to ask if it was true what they'd said about him always loving her despite what past-Deidre did.

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  • As a man of fashion, I'm afraid I won't be able to tolerate this clothing long.

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  • Suddenly, she was afraid she'd be tempted to pay whatever price he demanded, no matter how high.

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  • He didn't drink long, and she was too afraid of moving to wipe away the tears rolling down her face.

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  • Too afraid to challenge him, she watched him destroy everything.

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  • Afraid I'll make you look bad in front of the 'hood?

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  • She said nothing, afraid to move, afraid to speak.

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  • Toby giggled, and she glanced at him, afraid Rhyn was going to dive headfirst into a discussion Toby shouldn.t hear.

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  • She didn.t remember him being so tall in Hell, but she.d been afraid to look too hard at him when she passed his cell.

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  • She went to the unoccupied fireplace and sat with her back to the wall, afraid of any Immortal who felt her draw enough to approach.

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  • I think you.re afraid.

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  • She wiped her face, afraid to let herself feel pleasure in the warm body pressed against hers on such a cold night.

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  • The healer was huddled next to the fireplace, afraid to move with the presence of the newcomer.

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  • I'm not afraid of him, just because he's twelve feet tall and can bench press me with his toes.

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  • Would you be afraid?

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  • The smaller woman was still, as if afraid to move.

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  • She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."

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  • I'm not sure what you or he is afraid of.

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  • They entered, and she looked up at him, afraid to address the fierce warrior.

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  • The two days were longer than any other two days had been in her life, and she grew more and more nervous, afraid the connection she had to A'Ran wouldn't be enough to make him want her again.

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  • I'm afraid it would break Claire's heart.

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  • I guess she was afraid the police might search their stuff.

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  • My source tells me they've snuggled Shipton someplace cozy because he's afraid you'll try to kill him again.

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  • It had something to do with Bird Song and I think she was afraid you'd fire her.

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  • Because I was afraid to get close to you.

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  • And are you still afraid to get close to me?

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  • I'm afraid not until Friday.

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  • I need to tell you something that is going to change everything for you, and I am so afraid of losing you, I just don't know how.

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  • I'm afraid you'll have to be a little more specific.

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  • When they returned home Elisabeth said, I'm afraid we're going to have to eat early.

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  • I'm afraid they will know something is different about me and ask a lot of questions.

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  • While helping Sarah prepare mimosas in the kitchen, she said, "I'm afraid Jackson may have messed with Deborah's head."

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  • For a little while there I was afraid I might have to go for help.

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  • I'm afraid to ask, but what's a wether?

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  • But then, why should he be afraid?

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  • I'm afraid I've been neglecting him lately, though.

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  • Josh didn't walk away because he was afraid to tackle Alex.

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  • I'm afraid if I don't do something soon, Josh is going to get you back.

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  • I'm afraid she jumped the fence.

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  • I'm afraid I don't have a choice.

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  • This year she had been afraid to harvest them because of the dogs.

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  • Lana jerked, afraid she'd been caught, before she realized Elise was calling over the command center's channels.

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  • She released the breath she'd been holding and watched him, afraid he'd come back for something else.

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  • While Brady knew Lana was too afraid to leave his tent even if it wasn't guarded, he'd had to order Elise chained to a tree within view of four guards.

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  • Lana nodded, afraid to ask what happened if the plan didn't work.

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  • She was afraid of Benny until Lon told her to pretend like he was you.

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  • She looked around for Brady, afraid he'd be hurt or dead.

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  • The crack grew fast, flying down the trail towards Gabriel.  The sound of the earth tearing grew louder.  The trees on either side of her expanded, quickly doubling and then quadrupling in size.  Afraid of being crushed between them, Katie darted off the trail towards Andre, who ran ahead of her.

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  • Katie's eyes watered, and she squeezed him harder.  The nightmares of the past few weeks seemed to fade away while she was in his arms.  She'd been too afraid to think about what kind of life they might possibly have, but she found herself wondering how it would feel to wake up and go to sleep with Rhyn beside her.

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  • I only took it off to shower, and that was only because I was afraid that the water might ruin it.

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  • They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little fig­urines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.

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  • Perhaps Byrne was afraid someone would connect him to the theft, a fear that would be eliminated by his "death"—a fear that was turning out to be well founded.

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  • He want­ed to check the phone but was afraid he might tip his hand if he disturbed it, so he touched nothing.

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  • I should be afraid of him?

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  • He should be more afraid I'll kill him than the other way around!

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  • Aren't you afraid Jonathan Winston might show up?

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  • At times it seemed that she might be afraid of him.

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  • I guess it's because I'm afraid I'll ruin everything with tears.

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  • If I stay any longer, I'm afraid I might not go home tonight.

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  • Ride with me if you're afraid.

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  • I'm not afraid – except for Princess.

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  • She was afraid of the wild country.

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  • Certainly Alex had given her no reason to be afraid - so far.

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  • I'm afraid Brutus might be killing deer.

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  • It hurts me to think you're afraid of me.

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  • I'm not afraid of you Alex.

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  • I was joking about being afraid of assuming his debts.

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  • When you left last night and didn't come home, I was afraid you might never come back.

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  • I'm afraid if that house gets fixed, I'll have to initiate it.

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  • Carmen said she was afraid of adopting because the mother could take the child back after they learned to love it.

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  • Growing old and waking up some day to realize you're alone because you were afraid to take a chance.

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  • Sometimes she was afraid he could read her mind.

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  • Mom and Dad wouldn't let me come up here when I was little because they were afraid I would fall down the stairs.

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  • Did he want a child this much, or was he afraid of what people would think if he walked out on her when she was pregnant?

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  • She lay in his arms, afraid to answer the desire pounding at the door of her heart — afraid he would discover she was no longer the woman he married.

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  • Why are you afraid, Carmen?

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  • It's okay to be afraid.

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  • Everybody is afraid of something.

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  • Lori says she's afraid to go back with you.

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  • I want to adopt Jonathan, but I'm afraid of losing him.

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  • She wanted to talk to Mums or one of Josh's sisters but was afraid of upsetting them further.

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  • I was so afraid I would lose you.

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  • Maybe that was why Destiny was afraid of being left alone.

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  • I was afraid of that.

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  • She shivered, afraid to ask more.

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  • Afraid of what he'd find, Taran strode to the center of the city.

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  • I was afraid you would miss it all, but I was glad to hear you decided to spend a little more time with your father.

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  • Destiny's eyelids kept drooping and then she would open her eyes wide as if afraid she might miss something good.

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  • She had refused because money had no part in her attraction to him – or maybe because she was afraid he would think that was why she married him.

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  • I'm afraid I lost track of time while I was riding.

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  • Better he should think it was a sad memory than to think she was afraid of ghosts.

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  • If Alex had given Brutus something to put him down, it was because he was afraid she didn't have the courage to make that decision.

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  • Maybe because I was afraid he'd go away.

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  • Sometimes I'm afraid he'll grow tired of this - and me.

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  • One was the fact that Ed had never been afraid of lightning before.

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  • She wasn't exactly afraid of him, but she didn't want to be out there in the woods alone with him either.

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  • You're afraid no one else will do it right.

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  • I'm afraid I don't have much to offer either way.

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  • I'm afraid Alex wouldn't agree.

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  • He looked up at her, obviously afraid she would further chastise him.

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  • I'm afraid I lost my temper with him.

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  • I was afraid that he would.

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  • She is afraid to tell father.

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  • She lay still, afraid to move.

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  • Maybe he was afraid she would take half of what he had taken a lifetime to acquire.

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  • I'm afraid you'll grow tired of me or this place.

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  • I'm afraid children aren't in our plans for a while.

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  • I think you're actually afraid of him.

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  • Yeah, it's going to be another scorcher tomorrow, I'm afraid.

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  • You're not afraid of snakes, are you?

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  • If he had been afraid, he had given no indication.

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  • Are you trying to tell me that you came out here because you were afraid of the storm?

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  • Why not ask Dad - unless he was afraid Dad would get the wrong idea.

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  • She was afraid to speak.

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  • Afraid he would hear the disappointment in her voice.

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  • You like to do the asking - only you're afraid to take control.

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  • You're afraid of commitment.

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  • I'm not afraid of your alliance.

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  • Selecting the largest, she went to the pristine sink area, almost afraid to run water for fear of leaving water marks in the stainless steel.

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  • She was afraid to know more about what exactly he was.

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  • She continued to avoid his gaze and hugged Ashley tighter, afraid to face the glowering creature.

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  • She gripped his roped forearm with both hands, afraid it was going to hurt.

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  • Except that everyone is afraid of Xander.

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  • She elbowed him in the chest, afraid to see his face and realize he was serious.

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  • I'm afraid to ask if it worked.

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  • She didn't know if she was afraid of him – or beyond turned on.

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  • The kid was too afraid to risk a confrontation; maybe Jessi or Ashley had grabbed his phone.

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  • The Other didn't release her, as if afraid she'd disappear on him.

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  • Nor are they afraid to venture out of their depth, being excellent swimmers, and able, by means of their trunks, to breathe without difficulty when the entire body is submerged.

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  • The orthodox Conservatives and some democrats who were jealous of his influence, while afraid to beard the great statesman himself, combined to assail his nearest friends.

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  • As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?

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  • Bishop George Berkeley, afraid of materialistic developments from a philosophy he was not prepared fully to recast, took refuge in immaterialism.

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  • The political and the commercial proposals were alike received with coldness, because the native diplomatists had aims which could not be reconciled completely with the policy of any other country, and the native merchants were afraid of foreign competition.

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  • She waited, however, until a deputation of the malcontents, who regretted the loss of liberum veto and who were afraid that the party of reform might undertake the emancipation of the serfs, came to St Petersburg and asked for support in defence of the ancient liberties.

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  • As the Austrian influence increased Panin found a fresh enemy in Joseph II., and the efforts of the old statesman to prevent a matrimonial alliance between the Russian and Austrian courts determined Catherine to get rid of a counsellor of whom, for some mysterious reason, she was secretly afraid.

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  • Cicero was afraid to speak, and the extant Pro Milone is an expanded form of the unspoken defence.

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  • If in the latter case the spider be afraid to come to close quarters, various devices for securing it are resorted to.

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  • He exacted promises of just government from Rufus, and was not afraid to remonstrate when the promises were disregarded.

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  • Her son, Mahommed, commonly called Baha-uddin Walad, was famous for his learning and piety, but being afraid of the sultan's jealousy, he emigrated to Asia Minor in 1212.

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  • The Hussites, it was said, would think that the Church was afraid to face them; the laity would accuse the clergy of shirking reform; in short, this failure of the councils would produce disastrous effects.

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  • The almost uninterrupted series of victories of the Hussites now rendered vain all hope of subduing them by force of arms. Moreover, the conspicuously democratic character of the Hussite movement caused the German princes, who were afraid that such views might extend to their own countries, to desire peace.

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  • Having been thrown into prison by her father, who was afraid of being injured by her witchcraft, she escaped by means of her art and fled to the temple of Helios the Sun-god, her reputed grandfather.

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  • The pretender was, however, a narrow-minded, bigoted man, who regarded Zumalacarregui with suspicion, and was afraid of his immense personal influence with the soldiers.

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  • When the constitutional convention met in Philadelphia in 1787 to frame a constitution for a stronger Federal government, the agriculturists of Rhode Island were afraid that the movement would result in an interference with their local privileges, and especially with their favourite device of issuing paper money, and the state refused to send delegates, and not until the Senate had passed a bill for severing commercial relations between the United States and Rhode Island, did the latter, in May 1790, ratify the Federal constitution, and then only by a majority of two votes.

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  • He throws himself prostrate on the ground, with every feather on his body standing up and quivering; but he seems as if he were afraid of coming too near his mistress.

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  • Some were afraid of increased taxation.

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  • The members, unwilling as they were to vote the money, were afraid to offend the king, till the silence was broken by More, whose speech is said to have moved the house to reduce the subsidy of threefifteenths which the Government had demanded to £30,000.

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  • He would go from town to town, "travelling up and down as a stranger in the earth, which way the Lord inclined my heart; taking a chamber to myself in the town where I came, and tarrying sometimes a month, more or less, in a place"; and the reason he gives for this migratory habit is that he was "afraid both of professor and profane, lest, being a tender young man, he should be hurt by conversing much with either."

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  • Her rising was soon crushed, but the government was obviously afraid for a while to move its garrisons forward.

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  • On the suppression of the academy of Sedan in 1681, Jurieu received an invitation to a church at Rouen, but, afraid to remain in France on account of his forthcoming work, La Politique du clerge de France, he went to Holland and was pastor of the Walloon church of Rotterdam till his death on the 11th of January 1713.

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  • Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.

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  • He did not scruple, in the ardour of conflict, even to maintain positions that he had resigned in the translation, and he was not afraid to assume the offensive by a counter criticism of three of Wallis's works then published.

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  • In January and February they descend as low as the neighbourhood of Diwanieh in such numbers that even Bagdad is afraid.

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  • He was sick of life; but he was afraid of death; and he shuddered at every sight or sound which reminded him of the inevitable hour.

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  • Neither Austria nor Prussia was for some time in a position to thwart it, and the sovereigns of the smaller states were too much afraid of the revolutionary elements manifested on all sides to oppose its will.

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  • Maria Theresa had never given up hope that she would recover Silesia; and as all the neighbouring sovereigns were bitterly jealous of Frederick, and somewhat afraid of him, she had no difficulty in inducing several of them to form a scheme for his ruin.

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  • The home government, whether averse to expensive conquests of barren hills, or afraid of a victorious general, abruptly recalled Agricola, and his northern conquests - all beyond the Tweed, if not all beyond Cheviot - were abandoned.

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  • A trained soldier is often afraid at sea, a trained sailor lost if he has not the protecting sense of his own ship beneath him.

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  • Hajjaj, afraid lest his communications with Syria should be cut off, pitched his camp at Dair Qorra, eighteen miles west from Kufa towards the desert, where Mahommed, the brother of the caliph, and Abdallah, his son, brought him fresh troops.

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  • Constantine advanced with a numerous army, but was afraid of attacking the invaders.

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  • The Moslems, on their side, invaded Cilicia under the orders of Abdalkabir, who, being afraid of encountering the enemy, retired with his troops.

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  • At his approach Salih, who was afraid of Musa, hid himself, but was soon discovered and killed.

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  • In Paris about this time plague was an everyday occurrence, of which some were less afraid than of a headache (Borgarucci).

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  • He enters the Holy of Holies; the rest remain without, and are more than half afraid of their mediator.

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  • She was apparently afraid to imperil her great reputation for devotion, which had in 1692 obtained for her from Innocent XII.

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  • Yet, by the maintenance of his peace policy, which had the full approval of the Emperor Francis Joseph, he came into serious conflict with the party led by the chief of the general staff, Conrad von Hdtzendorf, which championed a policy not afraid of energetic, warlike methods.

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  • Sometimes he gives prominence, and correctly, to the fact that the disputants partially failed to understand one another, because they had separate interests at heart - those on the one side desiring above everything to guard against polytheism, those on the other being most afraid of Sabellianism.

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  • He is constantly admitting that on such and such an occasion he was terribly afraid; he confesses without the least shame that, when one of his followers suggested defiance of the Saracens and voluntary death, he (Joinville) paid not the least attention to him; nor does he attempt to gloss in any way his refusal to accompany St Louis on his unlucky second crusade, or his invincible conviction that it was better to be in mortal sin than to have the leprosy, or his decided preference for wine as little watered as might be, or any other weakness.

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  • The nobles and clergy of all three kingdoms regarded with grave misgivings a ruler who had already shown in Norway that he was not afraid of enforcing his authority to the uttermost.

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  • He even contemplated cutting a canal through the Isthmus of Corinth, but was afraid to carry out his plan because the same thing had been unsuccessfully attempted before by the emperor Nero.

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  • Piso issued a pamphlet by way of rejoinder, and there the matter dropped, Cicero being afraid to bring the father-in-law of Caesar to trial.

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  • Owing to the silladar system, under which the Indian sowar provided his own horse and provender in return for a monthly wage, the Indian cavalry were almost to a man in debt, and therefore favoured any attempt to upset the existing regime, and with it to wipe out the moneylender and his books; and the general enlistment order passed in July 1856, for the purposes of the war in Persia, made the Hindu sepoys afraid of losing caste by crossing the sea.

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  • For a few hours the native troops of the British garrison awaited the turn of events; but when it became apparent that the British troops from Meerut were afraid to move, there was a general flame of revolt, and Delhi at once became the headquarters of the Mutiny.

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  • He tried hard to procure a unification of coinage and weights and measures, but failed owing to the opposition of the estates, who were afraid of the new taxation necessary to meet the loss involved in raising the standard of the coinage, and who held to their local measures and currency partly from conservatism, partly as a relic of local liberty.

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  • Swift was afraid of the reception the book would meet with, especially in political circles.

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  • These family connexions with the Hebridean Scots and with the O'Neills made the lord deputy, Sir John Perrot, afraid of a powerful combination against the English government, and induced him to establish garrisons in Tyrconnel and to demand hostages from Hugh MacManus O'Donnell, which the latter refused to hand over.

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  • He was not afraid to bell the cat."

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  • Afraid that Napoleon would next proceed to deprive him of his title of Holy Roman Emperor, Francis II.

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  • Austria, afraid of losing her influence in.

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  • The court and clergy had been afraid to attack this powerful class.

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  • The persecutions were continued down to the reign of Henry VIII., and when the writings of Luther began to appear in England the clergy were not so much afraid of Lutheranism as of the increased life they gave to men who for generations had been reading Wycliffe's Wickette.

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  • Afraid to take a course which involved danger both at home and abroad, the Assembly decreed that Louis should be suspended from his office.

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  • The Girondins wished to spare Louis, but were afraid of incurring the reproach of royalism.

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  • He came in the end to be regarded kindly even by opponents, and he was not afraid of taking a line displeasing to his liberal friends on the Jewish question (Die Judenfrage, 1843).

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  • One of them, Simon Brec, proceeded to Greece, where his posterity multiplied to such an extent that the Greeks grew afraid and reduced them to slavery.

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  • I know of a man who is afraid to visit his own son.

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  • I'm afraid I don't know as much about the wilderness as you Arkies.

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  • He hadn't eaten in a week, afraid of making his mother sicker by drinking her blood.

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  • She didn't know if she was afraid of him – or beyond turned on.

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  • Who's afraid Of The Big Bad wolf Who's afraid of the big bad wolf Big bad wolf, big bad wolf?

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  • The system which works on a killer logic is mortally afraid of the freaky, joyous act.

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  • You're probably too afraid to leave the house.

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  • We're not afraid of the word, " genius " .

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  • The system seems very afraid of color, of flash, of high joyful energy.

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  • Some taxi drivers in the kingdom now say they have become afraid to transport foreign passengers.

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  • I am still afraid to be who I am still afraid to be who I am.

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  • Don't be afraid to try different flavors, the more aromatic the more adventurous you will appear to newly found amigos.

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  • Consult your inspecting architect about the design of the notice board and do not be afraid to call upon the skills of professional designers.

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  • This is a book which is not afraid to challenge assumptions.

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  • I'm afraid I am not conversant with the verses you have quoted, perhaps you could explain your position.

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  • Because if you ran away then it meant you were afraid - " flight was not an option, it meant cowardice " .

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  • Not a huge response I'm afraid, but at such short notice I wasn't exactly expecting a deluge of entries.

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  • You may be afraid of showing your true feelings and are unlikely to be overly demonstrative in public.

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  • Well, they can continue debating, but I am afraid that they do not discomfit me in the least.

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  • The Fen folk are afraid of becoming further alienated; having seen their health care facilities systematically dismembered over the past three years.

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  • I am afraid that I cannot be so dispassionate at the moment.

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  • Despite his strong distaste for war, Lincoln was not afraid to wage total war to achieve total victory.

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  • There are so many do-gooders in HB, and people are so afraid of change and a little competition.

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  • If he's afraid to touch the doorknob it's the character named Howard who's afraid, not Howard Hughes.

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  • If you be afraid you might nurdle, then I say - do n't drat.

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  • Out of date and soiled dressings have to go in the bin, I'm afraid.

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  • However, to be truly relevant, theological educators should not be afraid to stand against the stream.

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  • I'm afraid I'm hopeless at DIY tho - I once nearly electrocuted myself while trying to unplug the oven!

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  • Enough has been said to show that the Scottish emigrant was not afraid of his religious opinions.

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  • I am afraid I have no photos - I am very envious of some of the photos you have on your site.

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  • They are so fearful, so afraid, as we all are.

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  • One was early developing Gnosticism that was a great threat to Christianity - don't be afraid of that big word!

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  • I'm not afraid of eating hamburgers, I don't think eating one is going to make me sick.

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  • John Palmer â New Ash Green, Kent I am afraid there are no really good mirrors for dropped handlebars.

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  • It sounds heartless, but often totally ignoring him when he seems afraid produces an improvement.

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  • We didn't feel safe having a kerosene heater heat my home, we were afraid of the fumes making our children sick.

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  • I understood ibogaine wasn't dangerous by itself and was afraid if things went wrong it might harm the whole ibogaine thing.

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  • The jazz infused ' You Can Do It Too ' tells listeners not to be afraid to pursue their dreams.

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  • Christopher Hitchens A He might have thought the term was very slightly insipid, which, I'm afraid, it very slightly is.

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  • With the acting thing you just can't be afraid of making a jackass out of yourself, do you know what I mean?

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  • I am afraid they will eat me and put my dead brother in a pickle jar.

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  • She tells us how she was afraid of the stranded jellyfish.

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  • Do not be afraid to take elocution lessons if needed. or to consult with a more experienced preacher regarding style and presentation.

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  • I'm afraid you must be feeling just a little bit lonely.

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  • Some people, who have suffered a loss like my character, are afraid of certain kinds of people.

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  • Would they be so loth to suffer; so afraid to die?

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  • But at some point, don't be afraid to just drop the word macrobiotics altogether.

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  • This is all very dry stuff, but my hangover is kicking in with real malevolence now I'm afraid.

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  • The truly wise person kneels at the feet of all creatures and is not afraid to endure the mockery of others.

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  • My ex is in a new relationship and I'm so afraid she is going to be a better mommy than me.

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  • Afraid to go swimming or wake-up in the morning looking totally naked?

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  • But for weeks, said the narrator, " we were afraid to venture outside our own doors.

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  • She is not afraid to defeat him in argument, and her self-control in trying circumstances shows real nobility of soul.

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  • The other thing about these European genres was that they were not afraid of showing nudity.

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  • Pan's own science fiction list is also rather pallid, I'm afraid.

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  • I am afraid that I consider that putting up a few warning signs is a truly pitiful response.

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  • Do not be afraid to ask the porters in your college about any practical problems you have.

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  • Following the moral precepts of the Daily Mail, for example, is more likely to make you afraid than content.

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  • Gone and got preggers, too afraid to come home and tell the parents.

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  • At last he said with an almost touching vagueness, " Well, I'm afraid you'll think it so prosy.

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  • I'm also afraid that under John Major, the bottom quartile did not become worse off.

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  • For their music, I'm afraid I can only offer the nearest dole queue.

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  • I was afraid to listen to the album for fear that they could n't recapture the magic of the first two albums.

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  • In everlasting remembrance shall the righteous be, he shall not be afraid of evil tidings.

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