hold terror for

hold terror for (someone)

To cause one to feel fear. The thought of telling my parents about the awful things I've done holds great terror for me. Before I did exposure therapy, driving held terror for me. Now, I drive all over the place!
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hold terror for someone

[for something] to be frightening to a person. The thought of flying to Rio by myself held great terror for me. Nothing holds terror for me. I am a daredevil.
See also: hold, terror