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adjective as in startled

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But their weapons are becomingly increasingly obsolete—and that has some in the U.S. Air Force spooked.

But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has U.S. military and intelligence bosses spooked.

No accident in history of flying has ever spooked as many people.

No accident in the history of aviation has so spooked people around the world.

Or perhaps when I dropped the word “legal,” the people behind got spooked.

Jed looked quickly at Cal when he told him how the colonists had spooked, bolted in panic.

He spooked at imagined noises and thudding rain and the dry creaking of the old house as he toweled off and dressed.

More spooked, perhaps, more frightened—only the Cytha did not act like a frightened beast.

Cam was momentarily spooked—and not "on account of the account," either.


On this page you'll find 502 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spooked, such as: anxious, apprehensive, frightened, nervous, scared, and shocked.

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