Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for alarm.
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Entry Word: alarm
Function: noun
Text: 1 suspicion or fear of future harm or misfortune <observed with alarm the man staggering toward the edge of the cliff> -- see APPREHENSION 1
2 the act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk <in a daring midnight ride Paul Revere gave the alarm that British troops were approaching> -- see WARNING 1
3 the emotion experienced in the presence or threat of danger <filled with alarm when the flood waters reached their front steps> -- see FEAR