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William suddenly seems at severe risk of becoming what everyone dreads most: his father.Why Prince William is Mad To Quit The Day Job For A Full-Time Life of Ribbon-Cutting|Tom Sykes|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Twelve years ago, Connie Gruber received news that every wife of an armed serviceman dreads.When the Tragedy of Two Marines Killed In a Crash Becomes a Nightmare|Miranda Green|May 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She slightly dreads the ship thing, rather as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother slightly dreaded celebrating her 100th birthday.
It prefers this to what it dreads: a pro-India regime on its western border.America's Pakistan Mess Gets Worse With Alleged NATO Strike|Bruce Riedel|November 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
What Greenblatt dreads is the decline of literacy, the disappearance of texts, the narrowing of expression.
And yet the individual opinions that compose the general ‘talk’ that he so dreads, are nothing to him.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
She dreads a mistake, and is afraid that in speaking too quickly she may speak untruly.Paul Patoff|F. Marion Crawford
Of all criticisms, the one he most dreads is, "I told you so."My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
There is nothing which the world dreads so much as an unpitying truth.
The plain girl dreads the comparisons which will be made, and shrinks from the social failure which she foresees.Girls and Women|Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}