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synonyms for bloodcurdling

  • alarming
  • atrocious
  • chilling
  • frightening
  • hair-raising
  • horrid
  • horrific
  • horrifying
  • nightmarish
  • scary
  • terrifying
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How to use bloodcurdling in a sentence

Chumru, though no fighting-man, realized that he was expected to make a row and uttered a bloodcurdling yell.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Seeing that the coast was clear he took up his seat in the sun and soon was lost in the depth of a bloodcurdling detective story.
THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
I fired again point blank as the huge mouth, baring four ugly fangs, opened and emitted a bloodcurdling howl.
CAMPS AND TRAILS IN CHINAROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS AND YVETTE BORUP ANDREWS
Lynda, Betty, Truedale, and Brace read bloodcurdling horrors to her and took her to plays—the best.
THE MAN THOU GAVESTHARRIET T. COMSTOCK
Was a tremendous speech—bloodcurdling, convincing, and delivered with much animation.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI. VOLUME 93. AUGUST 27, 1887VARIOUS
It was the turn of Lieut. Feraud to recoil, with a bloodcurdling grunt of baffled rage.
A SET OF SIXJOSEPH CONRAD
I have some of the most bloodcurdling horrors preserved for the purpose of showing Hopkins' wonderful and vivid style.
REMARKSBILL NYE
For some minutes the scene was filled with this bloodcurdling concert, loud enough to have awakened still more dead.
THE RED RIVER HALF-BREEDGUSTAVE AIMARD
Then came that bloodcurdling shout of savage triumph, telling those who heard it that all was over.
THE TAPU OF BANDERAHLOUIS BECKE
This, then, was the interpretation of his bloodcurdling dream.
RENSHAW FANNING'S QUESTBERTRAM MITFORD
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