fear for one's life

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Definition of fear for one's life

: to be afraid one might be killed They feared for their lives as they felt the first trembles of the earthquake.

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“Fear for one's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fear%20for%20one%27s%20life. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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