Thesaurus / frightening

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The Zero FX electric motorcycle is an exciting machine with a top speed of 85 miles per hour and enough acceleration to frighten yourself if you twist aggressively enough on the throttle.

As it was, the likely return of the virus in the winter frightened her.

One even went so far as to say large breasts frightened him.

Sex in Front of StrangersEugene RobinsonNovember 15, 2020Ozy

It frightens me because there’s so many people out there that are responsible gun owners, but there are so many that are not.

Getting to the Dance With Debbie AllenEugene RobinsonOctober 5, 2020Ozy

When confronted by a threat, the animal might quickly flash its colors to frighten the predator, sometimes in just 700 milliseconds.

This swash-buckler had, moreover, a most imposing countenance, and a voice capable of frightening even a bear back into its den.

Now don't you see how you are frightening this child to death?

Ben PepperMargaret Sidney

He was frightening, too; he was so much handsomer than she remembered, and so much more alive.

The Second FiddlePhyllis Bottome

Bands of them would even come down into the town and march through the streets, frightening every one into flight.

The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith

How strange it seems to be Mary again—almost wrong, and—frightening.

The Guests Of HerculesC. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

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