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The way that Spot walked into those dogs and gave them what-for was hair-raising.
No one knew where he could have possibly heard the hair-raising phrase.
Piercing, hair-raising, unnatural as they were, Mr. Budlong recognized them.
It was a hair-raising coast, but we made the brink without a spill.
One fellow, I forget his name, has a most hair-raising theory.
It was a hair-raising proposition, but perhaps—just perhaps—not quite so suicidal as it looked.
The yells which accompanied it were hair-raising as the shrieks from a band of maniacs.
The curates of the town spoke of him in terms of hair-raising horror.
The air-ship zigzagged erratically on its course, and the long bag ducked upward and downward in a most hair-raising manner.
There had been a hair-raising ghost story that had sent a dozen home before the respectable time of departure.
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