Afear meaning

(obsolete or dialectal) To imbue with fear; to affright; to terrify.
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Origin of afear

  • From Middle English aferen (“to frighten, terrify”), from Old English āfǣran (“to terrify, dismay”), from ā- (perfective prefix) + fǣran (“to frighten; to devour, raven”).

    From Wiktionary