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scarecrow

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Noun
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scare=crow

CIDE DICTIONARY

scarecrown. 
  •  Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger.  [1913 Webster]
    "A scarecrow set to frighten fools away."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person clad in rags and tatters.  [1913 Webster]
    "No eye hath seen such scarecrows. I'll not march with them through Coventry, that's flat."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The black tern.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scarecrow, n.
1 a human figure dressed in old clothes and set up in a field to scare birds away.
2 colloq. a badly-dressed, grotesque-looking, or very thin person.
3 archaic an object of baseless fear.

THESAURUS

scarecrow

Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolf-man, baboon, bag, blemish, blot, bogey, bogeyman, bugaboo, bugbear, bust, carving, dog, doll, dolly, dummy, eyesore, fantoccini, fee-faw-fum, figure, figurehead, figurine, fright, frightener, gargoyle, ghost, ghoul, gingerbread man, hag, harridan, hobgoblin, holy terror, horror, incubus, lay figure, man of straw, manikin, mannequin, marionette, mess, model, monster, monstrosity, monument, nightmare, no beauty, ogre, ogress, phantom, portrait bust, puppet, revenant, scarebabe, scarer, sculpture, sight, snowman, specter, statuary, statue, statuette, succubus, tatterdemalion, teratism, terror, ugly duckling, vampire, wax figure, waxwork, werewolf, witch, wood carving

ROGET THESAURUS

scarecrow

Ugliness

N ugliness, deformity, inelegance, acomia, disfigurement, want of symmetry, inconcinnity, distortion, squalor, forbidding countenance, vinegar aspect, hanging look, wry face, spretae injuria formae, eyesore, object, witch, hag, figure, sight, fright, monster, dog, woofer, pig, octopus, specter, scarecrow, harridan, satyr, toad, monkey, baboon, Caliban, Aesop, monstrum horrendum informe ingens cui lumen adempt, ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey, plain, bald (unadorned), homely, ordinary, unornamental, inartistic, unsightly, unseemly, uncomely, unlovely, unshapely, sightless, seemless, not fit to be seen, unbeauteous, unbeautiful, beautiless, semibeautiful, shapeless, misshapen, misproportioned, monstrous, gaunt, dumpy, curtailed of its fair proportions, ill-made, ill- shaped, ill-proportioned, crooked, hard featured, hard visaged, ill-favored, hard-favored, evil-favored, ill-looking, unprepossessing, unattractive, uninviting, unpleasing, graceless, inelegant, ungraceful, ungainly, uncouth, stiff, rugged, rough, gross, rude, awkward, clumsy, slouching, rickety, gawky, lumping, lumpish, lumbering, hulky, hulking, unwieldy, squalid, haggard, grim, grim faced, grim visaged, grisly, ghastly, ghost like, death like, cadaverous, grewsome, gruesome, frightful, hideous, odious, uncanny, forbidding, repellant, repulsive, repugnant, grotesque, bizarre, grody, grody to the max, horrid, horrible, shocking, foul, dingy, gaudy, disfigured, discolored.

Fear

N fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence, apprehensiveness, fearfulness, solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving, feeze, mistrust, suspicion, qualm, hesitation, nervousness, restlessness, inquietude, disquietude, worry, concern, batophobia, heartquake, flutter, trepidation, fear and trembling, perturbation, tremor, quivering, shaking, trembling, throbbing heart, palpitation, ague fit, cold sweat, abject fear, mortal funk, heartsinking, despondency, despair, fright, affright, affrightment, boof alarm, dread, awe, terror, horror, dismay, consternation, panic, scare, stampede (of horses), intimidation, terrorism, reign of terror, bug bear, bugaboo, scarecrow, hobgoblin, nightmare, Gorgon, mormo, ogre, Hurlothrumbo, raw head and bloody bones, fee-faw-fum, bete noire, enfant terrible, alarmist, fearing, frightened, in fear, in a fright, haunted with the fear of, afeard, afraid, fearful, timid, timorous, nervous, diffident, coy, faint- hearted, tremulous, shaky, afraid of one's shadow, apprehensive, restless, fidgety, more frightened than hurt, aghast, awe-stricken, horror-stricken, terror-stricken, panic- stricken, awestruck, awe-stricken, horror-struck, frightened to death, white as a sheet, pale, pale as a ghost, pale as death, pale as ashes, breathless, in hysterics, inspiring fear, alarming, formidable, redoubtable, perilous, portentous, fearful, dread, dreadful, fell, dire, direful, shocking, terrible, terrific, tremendous, horrid, horrible, horrific, ghastly, awful, awe-inspiring, revolting, Gorgonian, in terrorem, Int, angels and ministers of grace defend us!, ante tubam trepidat, horresco referens, one's heart failing one, obstupui steteruntque comae et vox faucibus haesit, a dagger of the mind, expertus metuit, fain would I climb but that I fear to fall, fear is the parent of cruelty, Gorgons and hydras and chimeras dire, omnia tuta timens, our fears do make us traitors.


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