scare (

     n 1: sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic
          in the stock market"; "a war scare" [syn: panic]
     2: a sudden attack of fear [syn: panic attack]
     v 1: cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building
          frightens me" [syn: frighten, fright, affright]
     2: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: daunt,
         dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away,
         frighten away]