Creepy and Horrifying


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Creepy adjective – Fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic.
Usage example: a fascinating but creepy stage show by an offbeat magician

Horrifying and creepy are semantically related. in frightening topic. In some cases you can use "Horrifying" instead an adjective "Creepy".
Nearby Words: creep, creeping, creeper
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Horrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: received horrifying death threats from the townspeople because he had accused the popular football coach of sexual misconduct

Creepy and horrifying are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Creepy" instead an adjective "Horrifying".
Nearby Words: horrify, horrified, horrifyingly
Synonyms for Horrifying

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  • Tabletop Game / Kingdom Death In all cases this makes the monsters more creepy/horrifying.
  • Even Better Sequel While the original Alien is a great movie — interesting characters, creepy and horrifying designs for the alien, it introduced the xenomorph life cycle to an unsuspecting populace, and so on — the second movie, Aliens, is widely (though not universally) regarded as a better film.
  • Unfortunately, rather than being a sexy woman with cute ears, she/it is mostly just creepy, and far more so once you discover her horrifying, horrifying origins.
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