Word of the Day: Scare

scare / ˈsker   verb  
  1. to frighten or fill with terror
It’s not the violence of the few that scares me, it’s the silence of the many. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968   noun  
  1. an instance of fear
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice. Edgar Watson Howe, 1853-1937  
  1. panic in large groups of people
Millions of tiny caterpillars that shoot toxic hairs have triggered a health scare in the Netherlands… phys.org/news/2019-07-toxic-caterpillars-dutch-health.html