spine-chilling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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spine-chillingadjective

uk   us   /ˈspaɪnˌtʃɪl.ɪŋ/ (also spine-tingling)
very ​frightening: He told them a spine-chilling ​ghoststory.
(Definition of spine-chilling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spine-chilling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人毛骨悚然的,令人不寒而栗的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人毛骨悚然的,令人不寒而慄的…
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