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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - For fear that; That (after verbs explicitly expressing fear etc.).

Usage examples (34)
  • I dreaded to tell you my name lest you should hate me.
  • Much of it is written in code, lest it fall into the wrong hands.
  • The Chiûjiô spoke not a word lest he should betray himself, but making
  • So yes again, keep pounding it in lest we get blamed for NOT explaining it enough! for more
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