hairraising

hair-raising

[hair-rey-zing]
adjective
terrifying or horrifying: We had a hair-raising brush with death.

Origin:
1895–1900

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