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synonyms for terrifying

  • alarming
  • awful
  • ghastly
  • grim
  • hideous
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • scary
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antonyms for terrifying

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  • beautiful
  • delightful
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
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How to use terrifying in a sentence

Director Nia Costa, who co-wrote the script with Win Rosenfeld and Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, returns to the Chicago neighborhood where the terrifying urban legend began.
COVID COMPLICATES FALL FILM RELEASESBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Peele’s next movie, “Us,” is a terrifying nightmare vision of the American Dream.
FROM THE VAULTS – STRAIGHT, BUT NOT NARROWBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It would be great to call in a 747, dump 19,200 gallons of retardant on reality and make the terrifying facts fade away.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
The terrifying truth is that even as businesses across the country reopen, we don’t yet fully know how to prevent workers and customers from getting sick.
WHY EMPOWERING FRONTLINE WORKERS IS A KEY ELEMENT TO A SAFE REOPENINGJAKEMETHAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
The terrifying thing is the way it links partisan politics and authoritarianism.
WHAT HAPPENED IN PORTLAND SHOWS JUST HOW FRAGILE OUR DEMOCRACY ISMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It was terrifying because it seemingly cemented Las Vegas as a superteam, with McCoughtry joining All-Stars Liz Cambage, Wilson and McBride — as well as two additional No.
WILL THE MYSTICS REPEAT? WILL THE STORM SURGE? WHAT TO WATCH IN THE WNBA BUBBLE.JENN HATFIELDJULY 23, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
So I think in some sense, this is just an order of magnitude more terrifying at the low end of the income distribution than at the high end of the income distribution.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
So for that reason, it is very intense — very noisy, pretty terrifying.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
If Alfaretta had tried she couldn't have hit upon a more terrifying word to her hearer.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Who is to be Commander of the new corps I cannot say, but we have one or two terrifying suggestions from home.
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