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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhair-raisingˈhair-raising adjective  FRIGHTENEDfrightening and dangerous in a way that is exciting a hair-raising car chasesee thesaurus at frightening
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hair-raisingWe ended up making a hair-raising 200 kilometre night drive to the border.Inland travel and preaching became easier at once, though he had hair-raising adventures and was not naturally brave.After various hair-raising adventures in Afghanistan, Newcombe settled in Northern India.After many hair-raising adventures, most not only survive but emerge wiser and stronger as a result of their harrowing ordeal.Andreas' driving had been hair-raising enough, but this was a completely new experience.Riding to work with Harry is usually a hair-raising experience.Even so, when applied to yesterday's polls the program yields fascinating - not to say hair-raising - results.Evans had relayed some hair-raising stories about the exploitation of her rich patients.Jenny had lots of adventures, travelling all over the world and always coming home with hair-raising stories.As usual, there was no shortage of hair-raising stunts in the series.This can often be the most hair-raising time for any entrepreneur.
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