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panic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of panic

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panic

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of panic

  1. to strike with fear for some reason, the herd of feeding animals at the zoo panicked him Synonyms of panic affright, alarm (also alarum), fright, horrify, frighten, scare, scarify, shock, spook, startle, terrify, terrorizeWords Related to panic appall (also appal), bowl over, dismay, floor, jolt, shake, shake up; amaze, astound, awe; chill, daunt, demoralize, dispirit, emasculate, psych (out), undo, unman, unnerve, unstring; discomfort, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distract, distress, disturb, perturb, unsettle, upset, worryNear Antonyms of panic assure, cheer, comfort, console, solace, soothe; embolden, encourage, hearten, inspire, steelAntonyms of panic reassure



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