Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a thriller.

Etymologies

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thriller +‎ -like

Examples

  • But the tug between good and evil seems slightly ill-fitting, even irrelevant, since the story's strength is its sense of fun and thrillerlike suspense.

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  • With elements of magic, an engaging plotline bent on a thrillerlike pace and characters that breathe… and make horrible mistakes, The Incredibly Ordinary Danny Chandelier is a perfect debut.

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  • It wasn't just that "Sarah's Key" had a winsome little girl, played in the film by Mélusine Mayance, at the center of a thrillerlike mystery, or that it shone a very bright light on the often forgotten role the French played in arresting and ultimately dispatching to the death camps nearly 80,000 Jewish men, women and children.

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