scarey


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scarey

(ˈskɛərɪ)
adj
a variant spelling of scary
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Adj.1.scarey - 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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The process to get to the end result (bottom) was a bit scarey (top).
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Susan Partridge IT is non-venomous anyway so hardly scarey in the slightest.
Vorderman senior better have made a full pot as there were some stomach churning recipes hatched by camp chef Scarey Berry - camel nipples (chocolate nip cookies), turkey testicles (French knackeroons) and cow anus (Bum-offee pie).
| | ||WHEEL SCAREY: The WW1 bomb was placed in a barrow at Byng Road, Walto
I think the retelling of a scarey boogey man, of some type, is found in the folk lore, worldwide, in many if not all cultures.
I also think about the ones that made me smile such as the mug I received from my nephew many years ago which has a picture of a jolly spider on it with the warning words Really Scarey Pink Spider!
* SCAREY?: It was in 1980 when Friday The 13th hit the big screen
Scarey cakes AN Austrian baker asked for police protection after getting death threats for making cakes decorated with swastikas.
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With Beauvoir and Kristeva as theoretical backdrops, Jamie addresses the paradox of the female mystic--the simultaneous recognition of sexuality and rejection of identity--in "Julian of Norwich" In an essay on feminism in Jamie's poetry, Kaye Kossick notes that Jamie has a "compulsion to traverse borders, penetrate soft frontiers, and inhabit the scarey [sic] side of things" (200).
However, the now spectacle-wearing pupil said that an eye exam "wasn't scarey", and advised other children to stay calm when attending.