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state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror) captivation , fascination
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794) Danton , Georges Jacques Danton
Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian who succeeded his brother Titus; instigated a reign of terror and was assassinated as a tyrant (51-96) Domitian , Titus Flavius Domitianus
state in which the condition of life is extremely bad as from deprivation or oppression or terror dystopia
work of fiction describing an imaginary place where life is extremely bad because of deprivation or oppression or terror dystopia
political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals foreign terrorist organization , FTO , terrorist group , terrorist organization
member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution Jacobin
ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror Jacobinism
French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794) Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre , Robespierre
emotional episode (usually in young children) in which the person awakens in terror with feelings of anxiety and fear but is unable to remember any incident that might have provoked those feelings night terror
sudden terror panic
any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the Reign of Terror in France reign of terror
radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities terrorist
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity tragedy
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