spine-chiller


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spine-chiller

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a book, film, etc, that arouses terror
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spine-chiller

[ˈspaɪnˌtʃɪləʳ] N (= film) → película f de terror; (= book) → libro m de terror

spine-chiller

[ˈspaɪnˌtʃɪləʳ] n (film, book) → thriller m inv
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029 2022 4488 THEATRE Deathtrap Stage and television stars Paul Bradley and Jessie Wallace lead the cast of Deathtrap, a truly satisfying spine-chiller that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.
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With its readable text and terrifying components, this macabre spine-chiller makes for a tense read.
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Now Pierce is ready to surprise his fans with a sinister performance in the spine-chiller.
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