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frightening

adjective
     
fright‧en‧ing
making you feel afraid or nervous [= scary]:
That's a frightening thought.
Going into hospital can be very frightening for a child.
It was the most frightening experience of my life.
it is frightening (to do something)
It's frightening to think how easily children can be hurt.
frighteningly adverb:
The ice seemed frighteningly thin.

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