adjective British and Midland and Southern U.S.
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Example sentences from the Web for afeard
But natheless it may hap that I find a chief who is less afeared of great ventures than thou art, King.
There's them that 'lows there's things in this here Holler t' be afeared of, an' I reckon hit's so.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
"I'm afeared, then, I won't be able to claim that there money," he said forlornly.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
Folks is jus naturally afeared to doctor with Playford since they found out Alfred mixes the medicine.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
I was afeared the money'd be too many for ye; but barrin' yer big foot an' the ugly nose that's on ye, ye're an angel.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland