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See definition of thriller on Dictionary.com
  • as incliffhanger
  • as inmystery
  • as inperplexity
  • as inpuzzler
  • as insuspense

synonyms for thriller

  • close call
  • shocker
  • squeaker
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • spine-chiller
  • white knuckle
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How to use thriller in a sentence

That’s what happened in the mind-bending1999 thriller The Matrix.
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Christianna Brand suggests that six or seven suspects should be the limit, while Lionel Davidson recalls how he came to write his magnificent thriller, “The Rose of Tibet.”
WHEN I FIND FICTION TOO DRAINING, I TURN TO BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS. THEY CAN BE AS THRILLING AS A WHODUNIT.MICHAEL DIRDAJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In The Dissident, Khashoggi’s story unfolds like a political thriller.
THE DISSIDENT BRINGS A HUMAN TOUCH TO THE STORY OF MURDERED JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGGISTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
Tennessee upended Baltimore’s storybook season in last year’s playoffs, and the Titans won an OT thriller when the two teams met in November.
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While the plot takes a darker turn into thriller territory, this read is ideal for anyone who has ever felt manipulated, threatened, or dismissed in the workplace.
21 BOOKS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2021RACHEL KINGDECEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
He made his debut in 2014 with the action thriller Render to Caesar after leaving behind a high-profile 16-year career in investment banking.
THE POTENTIAL OSCAR FILM THAT’S TOO HOT FOR THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENTDANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 16, 2020OZY
For the person who craves a thriller, “These Violent Delights” by Micah Nemerever is the gift to give.
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“Twin Mirror,” a choice-driven, psychological thriller, is the newest adventure game from Dontnod Entertainment, an award-winning studio best known for “Life is Strange.”
‘TWIN MIRROR’ IS A PALE REFLECTION OF DONTNOD’S PREVIOUS, STORY-RICH GAMESELISE FAVISDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Suits is best known for 2016's Pandemic, essentially a zombie horror thriller shot entirely from a first-person point of view, like a video game.
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Notre Dame knocks off top-ranked Clemson in a double-overtime thriller in South BendIowa State.
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WORDS RELATED TO THRILLER

  • close call
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • shocker
  • spine-chiller
  • squeaker
  • thriller
  • white knuckle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.