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Frightening Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • to inspire with fear
  • causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "

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  • the act of inspiring with fear

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  • The Wonderful and Frightening World Of...: The Wonderful and Frightening World Of... is the seventh album by the Fall, released in October 1984. It was the band's first album with the successful
  • The Frightening: The Frightening is a horror movie, released in 2002, directed by David DeCoteau. It's Corey Peterson's first day at Hallow End High School (nicknamed
  • Life Less Frightening: "Life Less Frightening" is the third song from the Chicago melodic hardcore/punk rock band Rise Against's 2004 album Siren Song of the Counter Culture
  • Freedom Is Frightening: Freedom Is Frightening is a 1973 album by the Japanese percussionist, keyboardist and composer Stomu Yamash'ta and his band East Wind. It was recorded
  • It's Frightening: It's Frightening is the second album by the American indie rock band, the White Rabbits. It was released May 19, 2009 on TBD Records, with "Percussion
  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't so Frightening: Lightning Aren't so Frightening on Steam". Steam. Retrieved June 5, 2015.  "Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't so Frightening for PC - GameRankings"
  • The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil: The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil is a novella by short story writer George Saunders; it is 130 pages long. The novella was written at Syracuse

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* I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough. - M. C. Escher

* Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

* I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns. - Jerrold Mundis

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