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scar·y

scary

 
 
pronunciation:
skeI ri
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: scarier, scariest
definition: causing fear; frightening.
They don't let their little boy watch scary movies.The voice coming out of the darkness was scary.
 
synonyms:
frightening
similar words:
alarming, appalling, eerie, fearful, formidable, frightening, frightful, hair-raising, horrible, horror, macabre, monstrous
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derivation: scariness (n.)