It prefers this to what it dreads: a pro-India regime on its western border.
Katie, an ophthalmologist who prefers that we not use her last name, dreads asking patients about any problem involving tearing.
What Greenblatt dreads is the decline of literacy, the disappearance of texts, the narrowing of expression.
Violet meanwhile begins to anticipate the day at Mrs. Latimer's as much as she dreads that at madame's.
The enemies of the soul are those whom the Christian most dreads.
Naturally, if one dreads it, one will feel more uncertain of keeping up.
In dealing with your daily dreads you simply counted God out.
Yet independence is what Mr. Seeley dreads for our present colonies, both for their own sake and ours.
A chimney was standing, and I must have clung to it with all my strength, like an animal that dreads death.
One dreads to make a noise, and though having nothing to fear, he instinctively steals about as if every tree concealed a foe.
late 12c., a shortening of Old English adrædan, contraction of ondrædan "counsel or advise against," also "to dread, fear, be afraid," from on- "against" + rædan "to advise" (see read (v.)). Cognate of Old Saxon andradon, Old High German intraten. Related: Dreaded; dreading. As a noun from 12c.