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hair-raising

hair–raising

adjective hair–rais·ing \-ˌrā-ziŋ\

: very frightening or exciting

Full Definition of HAIR-RAISING

:  causing terror, excitement, or astonishment <hair–raising stories>
hair–rais·ing·ly \-ziŋ-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of HAIR-RAISING

1900

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