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an attack of extreme fear or dread.
night t's (sleep t's) pavor nocturnus.
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1. Intense, overpowering fear.
2. Violence committed or threatened by a group, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political goals.
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terror[L. terrere, to frighten]
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