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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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thrillerthrill‧er /ˈθrɪlə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  AMALa book or film that tells an exciting story about murder or crimesee thesaurus at movie
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thrillerThe Cowboys handed the Denver Broncos their first home defeat of the season in a 31-27 thriller.It is most definitely a thriller, but with strong romantic undertones.Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal team up in a thriller about a hijacked plane.They discovered a mutual love of mysteries and thrillers.His latest work is a legal thriller set in Boston.Some are more thriller than romance.A police thriller with a difference.'Psycho' is Hitchcock's greatest psychological thriller.Stephen King's new psychological thrillerIt was a virtual-reality thriller just perfect for computer geeks, whose numbers have probably increased tenfold since the hourlong drama crashed.Francis retired from racing but has built a new career as a best selling thriller writer.'Bullet to Beijing', a spy thriller, starring Michael Caine and Michael GambonHe has written a spy thriller that recalls Fleming's James Bond series.Sally Fields' fighting-mom persona is dragged through the first stupid thriller of 1996.
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