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scary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscaryscar‧y, scarey /ˈskeəri $ ˈskeri/ ●●● S1 adjective (comparative scarier, superlative scariest) informal 🔊 🔊 FRIGHTENEDfrightening 🔊 a scary moment 🔊 a scary movie 🔊 The book is both scary and funny.see thesaurus at frightening
Examples from the Corpus
scaryThe stars and the street lights stopped it being too dark, but it was still pretty scary.I don't regret my decision to start a new life, in a new country. It's scary, but it's also really exciting.Yet the commercial is based on speculation that is indeed scary but not unjustified.I had a really scary dream last night.She didn't like the film. It was too scary for her.It really was scary - I kid you not.While this may seem scary, it is the only way to get her stepfather to stop what he is doing.a big scary monsterWhat our deep-seated fears say, of course, can be even scarier than the stories themselves.
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