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Synonyms for hair-raisinghair-rais·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. hair-raisingadjective

    Synonyms:
    hair-curling

  2. hair-raisingadjective

    Causing fear; scary.

    Synonyms:
    hair-curling

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloodcurdling, hair-raising, nightmarishadjective

    extremely alarming

    Synonyms:
    bloodcurdling, nightmarish

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hair-raising":

    chilling, horrific

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How to use hair-raising in a sentence?

  1. Glen Philip:

    It really ranks as the number one strange save, the squadron has been involved in some hair-raising tasks. Most of our rescues are obviously boat or person related. This rescue was so different because we had to lasso the horse while keeping him as unstressed as possible.

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