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Steal my prefix and the end is here.

Steal my suffix and the end is near.

Steal my infix and there will be fear.

Steal my whole and lose your dear.

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    $\begingroup$ Wow, +1 for this very nice wording! $\endgroup$ – xhienne Jan 2 at 23:13
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I think the answer to this might be:

FRIEND

Steal my prefix and the end is here.

If we 'steal' (remove) the prefix (FRI), we literally see the word END here.

Steal my suffix and the end is near.

If we similarly 'steal' the suffix (END), we have FRI - a shortening of Friday, which usually indicates that the end of the week (i.e. the weekend) is near.

Steal my infix and there will be fear.

If we 'steal' the infix (R), we are left with FIEND - an evil spirit or demon, which could certainly bring much fear.

Steal my whole and lose your dear.

'Steal' the whole word and we will lose a dear FRIEND. (Let's make sure this doesn't happen then...!)

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