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Synonyms for blood-curdling

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Restrain also the keen fury of my heart which provokes me to tread the ways of blood-curdling strife.
You are not a princess in disguise," he said with an unexpected laugh she found blood-curdling.
With a blood-curdling scream Tarzan sprang to the attack.
This it was, I am certain,--the most indescribable of blood-curdling sounds,-- that threw me into a panic.
But, having penned such blood-curdling tunes as Wait and Bleed and Psychosocial, it will be Corey's bellow that gives him the horrific edge.
The threats will be blood-curdling - we will be 'isolated'; we will be governed from Brussels by fax; the EU will stop our exports; the UK will not be at the EU 'top table'; the UK will be weakened internationally; we will be voted the least popular boy in the school; the moon will crash into the Atlantic.
Quint being chomped alive; the severed head scene; that blood-curdling 'Der-der' music; "You're gonna need a bigger boat".
PROMETHEUS (Channel 4, tonight, 9pm) THE first Alien movie warned "In space no-one can hear you scream" but there's plenty of blood-curdling cries here as director Ridley Scott returns to his acid-forblood monsters more than 30 years after the original film came out.
with each section of the chorus alternately highlighted and where the basses clearly relished their blood-curdling lines.
A tense, at times blood-curdling saga featuring a wry, keen-witted Jewish protagonist, Diamonds from the Past is a unique treat for fans of the genre.
Blood-curdling incident was carried out by a group of terrorist sympathizers who ignite the 12 kg butane gas tube and a little tube with Molotov cocktail to blow up the surveillance camera in the Bulak Neighborhood on the Zubeyde Hanym Street of Hakkari.
Annabel's one-person business, Conjurer's Kitchen, specialises in such blood-curdling desserts as ghoulish gateaux, phantom flans, possessed pastries and chilling cheesecakes.
Meanwhile, Pistorius denied that Steenkamp fell onto the rack, suggesting that the police had moved it after the fact - a recurring theme in his testimony and also denied the neighbours' accounts that they had heard Steenkamp's blood-curdling screams.
The tongue-in-cheek offer comes as the blood-curdling remake of grisly classic Evil Dead hits big screens.
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