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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of terrify.


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  • Ronaldo once again terrifies the Zambrotta-Gattuso axis as he jinks on the edge of the area.

    Real Madrid v Milan – as it happened

  • Why, the very whisper of your name terrifies the hardiest of sea captains and chills virgins 'blood to ice.

    Thief Of Hearts

  • I am someone who is usually open to looking a bit foolish or ridiculous, but I'm a classically trained singer and as much as I would *love* to be able to get on a stage and rock out in front of people, the idea terrifies me.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • A word that terrifies many fair-minded editors is terrorist; it connotes criminality.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • You mentioned the word that terrifies Ed Miliband, scares the New Labour horses, and remains anathema to the party hierarchy.

    The Guardian World News

  • I must say the idea terrifies me due to all my Christian beliefs, and I fear the council may unleash the set of dominoes that eventually brings the wrath of God upon the city.


  • I also have to give a presentation, which kind of terrifies me -- so if you'll be at GDC and see me, say hi, but please don't heckle me!

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The impact of FHD on the future "terrifies" the Chamber of Commerce and the development industry.

    Who is Lesley Blackner and Why is She on the Cover of Florida Trend?

  • I've been fantasizing about leaving for so long that the thought of having to sit down with T.T. kind of terrifies me.

    ohfiona Diary Entry

  • Quote of the moment: What "terrifies" CliffyB? devsugar: WWDC 2010 videos, slides, and sample cod



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