Alarming and Calming


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Alarming adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: an alarming rise in her fever, causing the doctor to fear the worst

Calming is an antonym for alarming.
Nearby Words: alarm, alarmed, alarmingly
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Calming adjective – Tending to calm the emotions and relieve stress.
Alarming is an antonym for calming.
Nearby Words: calm, calmness, calmed
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