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How are dread and threat alike?

As nouns the difference between dread and threat
is that dread is great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror while threat is an expression of intent to injure or punish another.

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Also to know is, what is the difference between feared and dreaded?

As nouns the difference between fear and dread is that fear is (uncountable) a strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat while dread is a great fear.

Secondly, what part of speech is dread? dread

part of speech: transitive verb
definition 2: that which is greatly feared. The oral exam is his greatest dread. synonyms: fear, fright, horror, terror similar words: anxiety, bête noire, bogy, bugaboo
related words: foreboding, fright, worry
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part of speech: adjective

Just so, what does it mean to dread something?

The noun dread describes the fear of something bad happening, like the dread you feel when walking alone on a deserted street in the dark. Dread is a feeling of fear, but it can also be the desire to avoid something. For example, many people feel dread at the very thought of speaking in front of an audience.

What is the synonym of dread?

Synonyms: apprehension, pinch, savvy, collar, misgiving, arrest, taking into custody, understanding, catch, apprehensiveness, discernment. Antonyms: unalarming. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible(verb)

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