Frightful and Terrifying

Frightful

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Frightful adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a frightful sound emanated from somewhere deep within the forest

Terrifying is a synonym for frightful in participle topic. In some cases you can use "Terrifying" instead an adjective "Frightful", when it comes to topics like terrible, alarming.
Nearby Words: frightening, frightened, fright, frightfully, frighted
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Terrifying

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Terrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room

Frightful is a synonym for terrifying. You can use "Frightful" instead an adjective "Terrifying".
Nearby Words: terrify, terrified
Synonyms for Terrifying
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