Alarming and Scary


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

Scary is a synonym for alarming in frightening topic. In some cases you can use "Scary" instead an adjective "Alarming". informal substitute
Nearby Words: alarm, alarmed, alarmingly
Synonyms for Alarming


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Scary adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a scary movie that gave the child nightmares for weeks afterwards

Alarming is a synonym for scary in frightening topic. You can use "Alarming" instead an adjective "Scary". popular alternative
Nearby Words: scare, scar, scared, scaring
Synonyms for Scary

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Other nouns: level, music, weapon, version, armor, images, levels, moments.
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