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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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Using allergy studies and tests as a measure of comparison, Terr adds in the article, "The immunology and pathophysiology of allergic diseases have been studied extensively in the clinic and in the laboratory by sound experimental methods, whereas the proposed mechanisms of environmental illness lack both theoretic foundation and experimental proof.
Any person who relies on a nonprescription inhaler on a daily basis should consult a physician, even if the person is getting relief from the inhaler," Terr suggests.
If the day is sullied at all by the terr or threat that we hope has now been eliminated, we allow the men of violence to exert a malevolent influence over our day-to-day lives.
To make reservations, send checks (with entree choice specified) by March 10, 2003, to Mary Ellen Moore, NCTM, 2416 Elite Terr.