View definitions for hair raising
adjective as in nightmarish
adjective as in scary
adjective as in sensational
adjective as in stimulating
adjective as in thrilling
adjective as in unearthly
adjective as in breathtaking
adjective as in bloodcurdling
adjective as in horrid
adjective as in horrific
adjective as in quickening
adjective as in reinvigorating
adjective as in renewing
adjective as in roborant
adjective as in vitalizing
adjective as in vivifying
adjective as in creepy
adjective as in exciting
adjective as in fearful
adjective as in frightful/frightening
So undoubtedly, there will be some isolated hair-raising increases.
In a hair-raising series of events, he was able to get a ticket to the United States and get out of Uganda.
Very little excited Jay, not even his own hair-raising habit of reading while he drove.
The facts in the case are well-known, yet remain hair-raising.
The explosive finale, when demonic fans run amok at a movie premiere, is hair-raising in its viciousness.
The submarine E.14 sailed into harbour after a series of hair-raising adventures in the Sea of Marmora.
It was a hair-raising problem, too, and called for every ounce of nerve and every particle of skill the boy possessed.
But Braithwaite has won his spurs now in many a hair-raising crisis, so K. may let his mind rest at ease.
He related with appropriate force the hair-raising episode of the weird white figure.
Welcome described another hair-raising turn at another place that allowed him to circle, and came whooping back.
On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hair-raising, such as: breathtaking, chilling, electrifying, frightening, shocking, and suspenseful.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.