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scarry1

[skahr-ee] /ˈskɑr i/
adjective, scarrier, scarriest.
1.
marked with the scars of wounds.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; scar1 + -y1

scarry2

[skahr-ee] /ˈskɑr i/
adjective
1.
full of precipitous, rocky places.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English; see scar2, -y1

Scarry

[skahr-ee] /ˈskɑr i/
noun
1.
Richard McClure, 1919–94, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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