Scary synonyms

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(Informal) Very bad or unpleasant
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The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
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(Now Rare) Frightened; timid
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The definition of creepy is scary or causing fear.
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Very great in scope or importance:
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Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
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Worthy of respect or honor.
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(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
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(Dialectal) Able; capable; stout; strong; sound.
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Of, like, or suggesting a spook or spooks; weird; eerie
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Arousing fear, dread, or alarm:
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Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
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Of, like, or characteristic of a ghost; spectral
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The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror.
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Able or quick to apprehend or understand
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Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
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Dated form of scary.
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Causing horror, shock, or dismay
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frightening, terrifying
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Freeing from fear or anxiety.
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Characterized by shuddering motions.
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Causing or likely to cause shivering; chilling; terrifying
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Of or like hair
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