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English definition of “spine-chilling”

spine-chilling

adjective     /ˈspaɪnˌtʃɪl.ɪŋ/ (also spine-tingling)
very frightening: He told them a spine-chilling ghost story.Describing things that cause fear
(Definition of spine-chilling adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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