make someone's blood curdle

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variants: or make someone's blood run cold

Definition of make someone's blood curdle

: to cause someone to be very afraid or disgusted a ghost story that will make your blood curdle The horrible news made our blood run cold.

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“Make someone's blood curdle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20someone%27s%20blood%20curdle. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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