scare / ˈsker
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
1. an instance of fear
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
Edgar Watson Howe, 1853-1937
2. panic in large groups of people
Millions of tiny caterpillars that shoot toxic hairs have triggered a health scare in the Netherlands…