frightsome

frightsome

(ˈfraɪtsəm)
adj
1. causing fright; frightful
2. experiencing fright
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event A Frightsome Hallowe'en It's always worth the drive to the lovely Tatton Park but be prepared - this half-term the witches have taken over.
(17) The tension in the middle of Senecas Medea "in tantum assurgit, ut catastrophe ulterius assurgere non possit, nisi alliquid atrox oculis subiiciatur" (2.13.27; rises so high that it cannot go any higher in the catastrophe, unless something frightsome is shown).
David Wood's adaptation for stage won't disappoint anyone, even the most frightsome trogglehumper.