shuddery


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Related to shuddery: deference, jabberer, wholly
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Adj.1.shuddery - provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger
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It had an unfenced grass-plot in front of it which seemed about as big as a billiard-table, and this grass-plot slanted so sharply downward, and was so brief, and ended so exceedingly soon at the verge of the absolute precipice, that it was a shuddery thing to think of a person's venturing to trust his foot on an incline so situated at all.
I was gradually coming to have a mysterious and shuddery reverence for this girl; nowadays whenever she pulled out from the station and got her train fairly started on one of those horizonless transcontinental sentences of hers, it was borne in upon me that I was standing in the awful presence of the Mother of the German Language.
Le directeur general du Centre national de recherches, le professeur Mohamed Jalal, a signe au nom du centre et le President du Centre international des Sciences Chemicales et Biologiques au Pakistanais, Professeur Mohamed Iqpal Shuddery pour son centre.