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f rahy tuh ning

  • n  the act of inspiring with fear
  • v  cause fear in
  • v  drive out by frightening
  • s  causing fear or dread or terror

  • That's because, although defeated, although dead, this man is frightening.
  • The notion, he admits, is a bit frightening, but he jokes that it would also be cheating.
  • The second act condenses the cinema-vrit longueurs of the film into a dark, funny and frightening portrait of two recluses who can't live with or without each other.
News & Articles

  • Zadzooks: The Last of Us review
    A pandemic of frightening proportions ravages earth and delivers an infectious case of drama for PlayStation 3 owners in the masterpiece The Last of Us (Sony Computer Entertainment and Naughty Dog, Rated M for mature and very macabre, $59.99) . This third-person adventure makes another compelling argument that video games finally ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Washington Times
  • Perry County family has close encounter with black bear
    Some frightening moments for a family Friday morning when an unexpected visitor showed up at their Perry County home!
    June 15, 2013 - WYMT Mountain News
  • FDOT plans to make changes to dangerous curve
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Frightening crashes one deep retention pond all in one short month. Those who drive past it every day call the waters near the I-295 and Philips Highway interchange...
    June 15, 2013 - FOX30 / CBS47 Jacksonville

  • Ryan Seacrest in BBC News
    Mr Seacrest wrote: "His aggressive and violent efforts to come into physical contact with me are extremely frightening to me. They have jeopardised not only my personal safety but also the safety and well-being of those around me."
  • Ivan Basso in
    Returning to the Tour after a two-year doping ban, Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso said the cobblestones stage was "a bit frightening." "It's going to be a very difficult stage, Basso said. This stage doesn't suit my skills and I will have...
  • Samantha Ronson in People Magazine
    ...week, Ronson, 31, wrote an entry on her MySpace celebrity blog comparing the newly-granted animal rights to the rejection of several gay rights initiatives in various states."I just think it's frightening that people show more compassion...

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