bloodcurdling bloodcurdling


  • (adj) extremely alarming



  1. I dearly love pork, but seeing a pig die is a pretty bloodcurdling experience.
  2. Behind the dry legal charge stood a far more bloodcurdling allegation: that this bespectacled man of God was once Viorel Trifa, head of a pro-Nazi youth organization in Bucharest.
  3. Then, at a signal from their leader, they raised their ancient rifles, clubs and swords and pounced with bloodcurdling cries.


  • Movie Review: The Purge Is Very Ridiculous and Very Suspenseful

    It turns out that all this nation needed was some bloodcurdling violence. In James DeMonaco’s The Purge, we're told that America has been "reborn" out of its doldrums thanks to the foresight of our New Founding Fathers, who established a tradition whereby, once a year, all crime is legal for ... More »
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Vulture


  1. "It took me back to the one time I really remembered my dreams because I usually don't. But when I used a nicotine patch when I was trying to quit smoking, I did have bloodcurdling nightmares of mass murders, and I woke up in the middle of the night...
    on Feb 16, 2010 By: Leonardo DiCaprio Source:

  2. "The last two games have been bloodcurdling," Elkann told Sky Tg24. "My grandfather would have liked the Juventus who defeated Inter. But he would not have liked the Juve we saw against Bayern nor the one we saw in Bari. Juve have a great...
    on Dec 13, 2009 By: Lapo Elkann Source:

  3. "I've done a lot of reading of the Koran, and of the Old Testament and the New Testament. I have found bloodcurdling parts in all of them. But I have also found very similar language on issues such as peace, justice, love, and social conscience...
    on Oct 13, 2006 By: Madeleine Albright Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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