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alarming
The sound of screams was alarming.
bloodcurdling
The banshee gave a bloodcurdling shriek.
chilling
There was a chilling scream and then silence returned to the graveyard.
creepy
The film was creepy.
demonic
There was a demonic glint in the creatures eye.
devilish
On All Hallow´s Eve, devilish creatures walk the earth.
eerie
An eerie silence descended over the house.
evil
He was completely controlled by an evil spirit.
fearsome
The wolf bared a fearsome set of teeth.
frightening
The story was frightening and she wouldn´t be able to sleep.
haunted
They say the old castle is haunted.
horrifying
A horrifying sound was heard from within.
malevolent
There was a malevolent glint in her eyes.
nightmarish
She had a nightmarish vision of what was to come.
petrifying
The horror film was petrifying.
scary
My brother thinks witches are scary.
sinister
The old lady looked sinister.
shocking
What happened next was shocking.
startling
There was a startling thump on the door.

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