adjective blood–chill·ing

Definition of blood–chilling

  1. :  arousing fright or horror :  blood-curdling a blood-chilling scream But suddenly there is shouting, … a blood-chilling, animal bellowing that booms through the great clamor … — Michael Kenyon, Gourmet, November 1985 Such blood-chilling questioning of its residents terrified the town … — Alice Walker, In Love & In Trouble, 1973

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a brief usually trivial fact

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