Katie, an ophthalmologist who prefers that we not use her last name, dreads asking patients about any problem involving tearing.
It prefers this to what it dreads: a pro-India regime on its western border.
What Greenblatt dreads is the decline of literacy, the disappearance of texts, the narrowing of expression.
Violet meanwhile begins to anticipate the day at Mrs. Latimer's as much as she dreads that at madame's.
In dealing with your daily dreads you simply counted God out.
Naturally, if one dreads it, one will feel more uncertain of keeping up.
A chimney was standing, and I must have clung to it with all my strength, like an animal that dreads death.
Yet independence is what Mr. Seeley dreads for our present colonies, both for their own sake and ours.
She dreads—she 's not so wrong there—she dreads leaving everything in my power.
One dreads to make a noise, and though having nothing to fear, he instinctively steals about as if every tree concealed a foe.
late 12c., a shortening of Old English adrædan, contraction of ondrædan "counsel or advise against," also "to dread, fear, be afraid," from on- "against" + rædan "to advise" (see read (v.)). Cognate of Old Saxon andradon, Old High German intraten. Related: Dreaded; dreading. As a noun from 12c.