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  • adj. superlative form of scared: most scared.

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Examples

  • Starring Jack Nicholson in what might be his most iconic role, and Shelly Duvall as maybe the scaredest-looking wife in movie history, it's a classic movie filled with classic clips.

    Rachel Sklar: The Shining: Scariest Hallowe'en Book -- and Movie! -- Ever

  • Smoke, I don't mind tellin 'you in confidence that before we started I was the gosh-dangdest scaredest man this side of the Rocky Mountains.

    Smoke Bellew - The Meat

  • "You were the scaredest," Johnnie told the Muley Cow.

    The Tale of the The Muley Cow Slumber-Town Tales

  • Don't you reckon Adam was about the scaredest thing in the wide, wide world about the time old Ma Eve set up her bakeshop under the spreading fig tree?

    Heart's Desire

  • We all run up in front of the grandstand, and stood lookin 'up at Pinto, and him the maddest, scaredest, cross-eyedest horse I ever did see in all my life.

    Heart's Desire

  • On the whole, I reckon we was the three lonesomest, scaredest, unhappiest people in all that big town -- it was Christmas Eve too!

    The Man Next Door

  • Most actresses get lost entirely when anything occurs that is not in the play, and Miss Gray was the scaredest female that ever lived.

    Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882

  • There was five or six minutes there when my life wasn't worth a last year's bird's-nest -- and I tell you, sir, I was the scaredest man that ever drew the breath of life.

    The Market-Place

  • a few, didn't we, Smoke, I don't mind tellin 'you in confidence that before we started I was the gosh-dangdest scaredest man this side of the Rocky-Mountains.

    THE MEAT

  • Perhaps not, but one resident crowed that Twain “was the scaredest man west of the Mississippi,” and the always antagonistic Virginia City Union delightedly publicized the incident, conjecturing that the robbers had been “the departed spirits of the Hopkins family, whom Mark murdered on paper a short distance from Dutch Nick’s.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

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