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extremely alarming

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Coming to Dubai inside the world's largest indoor theme park, the IMG Worlds of Adventure that opens on August 15, the welcome at this spooky hotel is by a sickly stench that fills the air and a haunting soundtrack of hair-raising screams.
A MUM and daughter have raised PS400 for a global children's charity by completing a hair-raising zipline across the River Tyne.
Hair-raising Halloween fundraisers from Ruby Tuesdays, left to right, Brett Newton, Kerrie Jackson, Cheryl Taylor, Odette |McDowell, Leanne Prewett, Kirsty McCann, Emma Prosser, Taeler Purdy, Vicky Franica and Jem Aldridge
Summary: A Vietnamese traffic police officer has been taken on a hair-raising ride in Hanoi, clinging to the windscreen of a moving bus.
HAIR-RAISING ADVICE If you want to work a different colour every weekend, try a nonpermanent hair colourant, which last six-24 washes, rather than going for the permanent plunge.
The terrain lends itself to fast and hair-raising action.
Yet even at such a hair-raising moment, the X Factor judge, still manages to look fantastic.
THE Stella McCartney fashion show proved a hair-raising experience for the team from the Barbara Daley hair and beauty salon in Lime Street.
It is an intriguing story, which keeps the reader on edge, especially the hair-raising finish.
Balancing that out are a series of truly hair-raising -- or feather-raising, or whatever it is penguins have -- encounters with predators.
They also performed several ecstatic duets for which they became famous, including Assaf Messerer's Moskowski Waltz, which featured hair-raising leaps and catches, and wild, air-borne lifts and runs.
Original, entirely absorbing, and frequently hair-raising, this Gothic police procedural is also as grim and lurid as one can get.
Slashified pool riding, hair-raising Washington Street skate footage, street skating straight from the gutter, and slams peppered throughout that made your face wince to watch them.
Ward wrote, "In place of such superstitious hype, I offer far more dangerous, hair-raising, melodramatic, and magical tales.
The reason why epossumondas has no hair on her tail creates a zany legend passed down in a possum family in this whimsical and fun hair-raising tale.