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Yesterday the attack was still not claimed by any terror group. The Sun (2017)Turkey has itself been rocked by recent terror attacks. The Sun (2016)Police earlier said they did not suspect any terror links. The Sun (2016)Australia did not go because of a terror threat that still exists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nato allies are stepping in to fill the gap on operations against the terror group. The Sun (2016)It endured a wave of terror attacks in the summer. The Sun (2016)The A40 and the M4 hold no terror. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the past five years, terror suspects got nearly 17million in legal aid. The Sun (2017)Before that there had been panic, terror and fear - and that was just in the stands. The Sun (2016)Those poor people battling the floods know what real terror is. The Sun (2010)The great terror of our age is age. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet suddenly we face a renewed terror campaign on our own soil. The Sun (2009)Survivors of the terror attack will give evidence today. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To protect the human rights of terror suspects. The Sun (2008)Government action against the terror group has been stalled by civil unrest in the country. The Sun (2011)Terror fears have also been a factor as well as competitor activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Labour has softened its position on holding terror suspects. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Religion drives his characters to acts of terror and great cruelty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Forget about the hypothetical risks of a human bird flu epidemic or terror attacks on cinemas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had also been flagged as a terror suspect for years in police files. The Sun (2015)But the changes he had witnessed were accompanied by violence and terror unmatched in the history of his country. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)In situations of terror, people spontaneously seek their first source of comfort and protection. Trauma and Recovery (1992)But last week he unleashed the most potent and ancient of all political terrors: food security. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The arrests came after warnings of a terror threat in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The lists of injured, dead and detained told their own story of panic and terror. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What he witnessed was a terror campaign waged by the Government on its own people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They told of the terror and violence, but also of incredible escapes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although the political reign of terror has passed, menace persists. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: terror NOUN
Terror is very great fear.
I shook with terror whenever I was about to fly in a plane.
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