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- adj. Causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary.
- adj. Awful, terrible, very bad.
- v. Present participle of frighten.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of inspiring with fear
- adj. causing fear or dread or terror
What makes Palin frightening is that there are people who actually buy into her scare tactics and fear mongering.
Now, as she vows to appeal, the domestic diva says she's ready to face another episode in what she calls a frightening dream.
After what he describes as a frightening, involuntary hospital stay, he was suspended from the force.
Joan Finch went to the Morro Bay police that day and received a protective order because her husband had access to a gun and had written her what she described as a frightening letter.
What I find really frightening is the level and intensity of the hatred that is being directed at President Obama.
What's frightening is that by your slavish Submission, you fail to recognise that law drafted 1300 years ago which remains unchanged is not good law.
And as moronic and inflammatory as her half-witted message is, even more frightening is the number of people who follow her, believing every asinine word that she utters.
One of the reasons 9/11 was so frightening is that it was hard to predict what would come next.
There is nothing good about trauma, yet even in frightening situations there may be openings in interpretation, and there may be verbal suggestions that can help a person feel safer, feel whole or remember who she/he is even while it seems that all is lost.
What's not frightening is the Lions talent, which is steadily improving.