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blood-curdling

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Definition of blood-curdling in English:

adjective

Causing or expressing terror or horror: a blood-curdling scream
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  • Then there was another thump at the gates, this time followed by a blood-curdling scream of terror and agony.
  • A horrible blood-curdling scream from somewhere to the left froze everyone, and they all looked towards the sound.
  • He heard blood-curdling screams, sounds of unspeakable horrors.
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