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terror

 [ter´or]
an attack of extreme fear or dread.
night t's (sleep t's) pavor nocturnus.

terror

/ter·ror/ (ter´er) intense fright.
night terrors  pavor nocturnus.

terror

(tĕr′ər)
n.
1. Intense, overpowering fear.
2. Violence committed or threatened by a group, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political goals.

terror

[L. terrere, to frighten]
Great fear.
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Terr is well aware of the honest but mistaken witness; indeed, she includes one demonstrably fictitious memory case in her selected studies.
Researchers have yet to take a close look at these central symptoms of trauma in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Terr notes.
Although memories of such abuse sometimes get fabricated through the suggestions or persuasion of others, children who genuinely have blocked out prolonged abuse display telltale signs and symptoms, Terr contends.
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Terr of the University of California, San Francisco.
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