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alarms

noun
variants: also alarums
plural of alarm

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk
  • in a daring midnight ride Paul Revere gave the alarm that British troops were approaching

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alarms

verb
variants: also alarums
present tense third-person singular of alarm

Synonyms & Antonyms of alarms (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to strike with fear
  • I don't want to alarm you, but I think you should know there's a bear on your back porch

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alarums and excursions

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“Alarms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alarms. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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