Word of the Day: Afraid

a-fraid / ə-ˈfrād   adjective  
  1. in a state of terror or fear
He who is afraid of a thing gives it power over him. Spanish Proverb  
  1. feeling concern, regret, etc.
The butterfly who settles on a branch is afraid that he will break it. Armenian Proverb  
  1. filled with reluctance
One who is afraid of asking questions is ashamed of learning. Danish Proverb