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a morbid fear of spiders

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Now I am not, generally, any more arachnophobic than the next man and as the next man happens to be my wife, who fears nothing other than wasps and the occasional scorpion, you would not be far wrong in judging my fear of spiders to be minimal.
The arachnophobic, of Solihull, whose son Nathan, aged six, is autistic, decided to face the giant creepy crawly for the National Autistic Society.
1 won't even tell you how many spiders there are in Ecuador (as an arachnophobic, having tarantulas in my home makes me quiver), but I think we can all agree that Ecuador is a marvelous place for biodiversity.
Arachnophobic Kim Young is so scared of spiders, she has even had to delete an image of the giant spider emailed to her by a friend.
The Hoovering at least masked my shouts and screams as I continued my battle with arachnophobic death.
Director Gary Winick (13 Going on 30), working from a script by Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich) and director Karey Kirkpatrick (Over the Hedge), achieves just the right balance of comedy and emotion, while his talented cast, which also includes the voices of Kathy Bates and Reba McEntire as the quipping bovines Bitsy and Betsy, Robert Redford, as the extremely arachnophobic Ike the Horse and Thomas Haden Church and OutKast's Andre Benjamin as a pair of hapless, Heckle and Jeckle-type crows--are uniformly terrific.
I've been arachnophobic since I was about 12," a TV actress told an interviewer (who was clearly not triviaphobic).
Taunted by a sadistic aunt, he elaborates an arachnophobic nightmare from childhood (he is prevented from reaching his bed by a dense, rotten web of insects and human detritus that knots and unwinds with "the hopelessness of passing time") that influences the structure of Apparitions (1958), the groundbreaking orchestral work that would make his reputation in the West.
Watch as Spidey catches arachnophobic evil-doers--and Kirsten Dunst--in his web.
Raeder picks up his favorite lieutenant commander/sweetheart, Sarah James, his stalwart crew, and a talented linguist who also happens to be massively arachnophobic.
It almost seems a natural that the Angels, a team with a history of bizarre injuries, has acquired a player who once went on the disabled list because of an arachnophobic nightmare.
If the thought of electronic spiders crawling through your e-mail makes you arachnophobic, don't worry -- you're not alone and Gilmour knows it.
As an arachnophobic, she was frantic and tried to blow it away.