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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishterrifyingter‧ri‧fy‧ing /ˈterəfaɪ-ɪŋ/ ●●○ adjective  FRIGHTENEDextremely frighteningterrifying experience/ordeal He told her of his terrifying experience. terrifying screams It was absolutely terrifying.see thesaurus at frighteningterrifyingly adverb
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terrifyingThey stopped me, and I saw that they had a gun. It was terrifying.The senior one was a fearsome, mustachioed amateur cello player who addressed every class in a terrifying bawl.There was a terrifying crash, and the house seemed to shake.The heat, the insects, and the debilitating claustrophobia of those few terrifying days often returned to haunt him.Spending a night in jail was a terrifying experience.It took him more than 30 years before he told anyone other than friends of his terrifying experience.I opened my eyes, and tried to banish the terrifying images of the plane falling from the sky, and crashing into the sea.And beneath his feet Hencke could hear the terrifying noise of water beginning to slop its way through the bilges.It had been a terrifying ordeal, but now, at last, he was free.Smoke poured from the main bedroom window, and there were terrifying reports as the glass cracked in the heat.In the morning the mad excitement was over, and the dreadful memory of his crime returned - more terrifying than ever.Thus is the citizen beset by the vision of a terrifying Trinity - Unaccountability, Inaccessibility and Unintelligibility.It was ... terrifyingAnd if it wasn't, it was terrifying.At the beginning it was terrifying.It was almost terrifying - and yet wildly exciting.It was a terrifying place for Terry to be.It was terrifying to a novice, but quite easy to deal with.It was terrifying to think that some one could feel such hatred towards you that they could do something like this.It was a terrifying word, and yet he hadn't really raped her.
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