scared adj.

VERBS be, be running (figurative), feel, look, seem, sound They had their opponent running scared. | get

ADV. dead, downright, extremely, really, shit (taboo), very | a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather | just, plain He wasn't ill, Sophie decided. He was just plain scared.

PREP. about It's only a little injection. It's nothing to be scared about. | at feeling a little scared at the thought of the operation | of I'm really scared of heights.

PHRASES scared out of your wits, scared stiff (informal), scared to death (informal)