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hair-raising

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Definition of hair-raising in English:

adjective

Extremely alarming, astonishing, or frightening: hair-raising adventures
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  • A family is setting off on what many would consider a hair-raising adventure by upping roots and moving to the other side of the globe.
  • The howling of the sirens, which shriek to announce the beginning and end of each air raid alarm, merge into a single, hair-raising noise.
  • Even within such parameters I have had plenty of adventures of my own abroad, some more hair-raising than others.
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