timeo

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From a Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to choke," related to Vedic Sanskrit तम् (tam, to choke) and Sanskrit तम् (tam, breathless, difficulty breathing).[1]

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present active timeō, present infinitive timēre, perfect active timuī ([[defective]])

  1. I fear, am afraid.

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  1. ^ American Psychological Association - Psychological Monographs