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If there had been children with me it would have been even more frightening.
"He is so dedicated to what he does he thought he would dress up as the Frightening Fighter for fun.
She said: "The atmosphere is frightening - but a good frightening.The crowd help you get through the routines and when you get the big cheer at the end it is the most amazing feeling in the world to think they are all behind you."
For me, and I'm sure many more who saw the film will agree, the murder in the shower was the most frightening scene I had ever seen and with Bernard Herrmann's score adding to the drama.
Britons on holiday in the crisis-sticken parts of Egypt have described being caught in the middle of the unrest as absolutely frightening.
They threatened the 21-year-old shop assistant with crowbars in what police had described as a "frightening incident".
They reasoned their children could see the doctor's full face with the face shield and this would be less frightening. The kids didn't really care--59% reported either mask was fine and neither mask was frightening.
The implication is that supplies will contract--a truly frightening prospect in an era of increasing demand for energy.
Emerging disease, pesticides, antibiotic resistance, heavy metals--every time we turn around it seems we face frightening new threats to the health of every living organism on our planet.
Likewise, criminologist Joanne Savage contends in a 2004 issue of Aggression and Violent Behavior that "there is little evidence in favor of focusing on media violence as a means of remedying our violent crime problem." In the absence of a wave of real-life, game-inspired carnage, Harvard Medical School psychiatry professor Cheryl Olson, writing in the journal Academic Psychiatry in the summer of 2004, advised that "it's time to move beyond blanket condemnations and frightening anecdotes and focus on developing targeted educational and policy interventions based on solid data."
(21) In light of this new consensus, the early George books, with their unapologetic portrayal of danger, now seemed too frightening. The Reys responded accordingly, and in the final three books George evolves from a bold mischief maker to a frightened, anxious figure who sees peril all around, and is content to stay safe at home.
Barbara Jean Hicks and Alexis Deacon's Jitterbug Jam (0374336857, $16.00) provides a different kind of monster story: Bobo is a young monster afraid of what may be under his own bed: it could be a boy with frightening pink skin ready to scare him.
I was dismayed and sorry to read that Pat found the 'the chemo ward is a frightening place...' I do not know at which hospital she was treated because this is contrary to my own personal experience.
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