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Synonyms for scary
ˈskɛər isca·ry

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  1. scaryadjective


  2. scaryadjective

    Causing, or able to cause, fright


Princeton's WordNet

  1. chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shudderyadjective

    provoking fear terror

    "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

    shivery, chilling, scarey, shuddery


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  1. scaryadjective

    timid, apprehensive, alarming, frightful

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  1. Scott Adams:

    Now, if you’ve got a guy who’s willing to put the entire stability at risk because he can’t tell the difference between a joke and a serious statement, then that guy has got to lose his security clearance at least, i wouldn’t want him anywhere near a decision. Would you? After seeing how Brennan responded to a public joke would you want him to make any important decisions about anything? I mean, that’s some scary stuff.

  2. Parlow Cone:

    I think back now, and because I've educated myself so much more on the topic, it's scary to think of what could have happened, i never fully recovered from that concussion. I still have the exact same symptoms.

  3. Brian Nolan:

    The scary part at the moment is the currency, if it keeps going down the wrong way, it makes that market a place where it becomes very challenging to operate in.

  4. Yilmaz Pasha:

    The first time we start the engine, the boat goes left and goes right and it was so scary, it's the sea, it's not a joke.

  5. Alaska Dee Dee Jonrowe:

    My neighborhood was ground zero, it was scary. It was, grab this dog, grab that dog, and doing it all over again.

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