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hair-raising

adjective

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2 causing great emotional or mental stimulation
  • a theme park that is legendary for its lightning-fast roller-coaster and other hair-raising rides

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The first known use of hair-raising was in 1900

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hair-raisers

hair-raising

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“Hair-raising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hair-raising. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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