hair-raiser

hair-raiser

[hair-rey-zer]
noun
a story, experience, etc., that is terrifying or thrilling.

Origin:
1895–1900

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hair-raising
 
adj
inspiring horror; terrifying: a hair-raising drop of 600 feet
 
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