shuddersome

adjective
shud·​der·​some | \ ˈshədə(r)səm \

Definition of shuddersome

: marked by or producing shudders the crime story and the unexpected and shuddersome endingEncore

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“Shuddersome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shuddersome. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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