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bloodcurdler

[bluhd-kur-dler] /ˈblʌdˌkɜr dlər/
noun
1.
something causing great fright or horror:
a bloodcurdler of a mystery novel.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; blood + curdle + -er1
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