What is another word for run scared?

77 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌn skˈe͡əd], [ ɹˈʌn skˈe‍əd], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n s_k_ˈeə_d]

The phrase "run scared" is often used to describe a feeling of fear or panic. There are many synonyms that can be used to convey this emotion such as "flee in terror", "bolt in fright", "sprint in alarm", "escape in fear", "dodge in horror", "evade in terror", "hasten in panic", "retreat in trepidation" and "rush in terror. All these words illustrate the extreme sense of urgency that overpowers the individual causing him/her to take immediate action to escape a perceived threat. These synonyms allow writers to convey a range of emotions and moods in their written work.

How to use "Run scared" in context?

Great piece by Ryan Holiday on the importance of running scared. http://ryanholiday.

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