Definition of spine-chilling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspʌinˌtʃɪlɪŋ/


(Of a story or film) inspiring terror and excitement: a spine-chilling tale
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  • When viewed back in the light of 1981, Bottin really created something absolutely terrifying and spine-chilling with his overall Eddie effect.
  • But for those who like their terror on the more sophisticated side, this is elegantly spine-chilling.
  • It's a spine-chilling, fast-paced thriller packed with vivid descriptions of Egypt from the glistening sands of the western desert to the stinking back streets of Cairo.
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