hold no terror(s)


: to be something that someone is not afraid of
Death holds no terror for them.

Examples of hold no terror(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More than 12 years ago, the British and French governments met to discuss the joint development of such an aircraft, once the passage through the sound barrier was proved to hold no terrors. J. A. Maxtone Graham, Popular Mechanics, 24 Sep. 2020 Even the dormitory, with its narrow cubicles, and the timetable, which began with morning mass and included daily rosary, with benediction before study during months that were deemed to be especially sacred, hold no terror. Colm Tóibín, The New York Review of Books, 11 June 2020

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“Hold no terror(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20no%20terror%28s%29. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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