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  • r  in an alarming manner
    the disturbing thing about the Minister's behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true

  • Demonstrators protest the use of water torture by creating frighteningly realistic simulations.
  • Like the most addictive twitch video game, it's frighteningly easy to get sucked in for hours as you scramble to dream up witty questions, see who has answered them, scan their .
  • The Aeromexico disaster was frighteningly similar to the collision of a Pacific Southwest Airlines jet and a small plane over San Diego on Sept.
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  • Study of addiction proves addictive
    The subtitle of the "The Fix - How Addiction Is Taking Over Your World" sounds like lively hyperbole until you crack the cover of this fleet-footed, frighteningly up-to-date tome on all manner of compulsive habits. But British journalist Damian Thompson backs it up.
    June 12, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • Kiki Sugino on Odayaka
    Kiki Sugino (left) and her brother Jo Keita (right), the associate producer, sound designer, with Danny Peary. In the international news this month was the detection of frighteningly high levels of radiation in the groundwater two years after a tsunami and earthquake caused a near meltdown of a nuclear power plant near Fukushima, Japan. I [...]
    June 6, 2013 - The Sag Harbor Express

  • Nick Clegg in
    Mr Clegg said of A Day in the Life: "Even after all this time, it still sounds innovative and radical. The dramatic shift of gears musically leading to the powerful piano chords at the end are frighteningly effective, while the lyrics are incredibly...
  • Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller in
    It is the youth who are being actively targeted, groomed, radicalised and set on a path that frighteningly quickly could end in their involvement in mass murder of their fellow UK citizens,Dame Eliza said.
  • Judi Dench in The Australian
    On hearing the news that she had been nominated for her performance in school-based drama Notes on a Scandal, Dench said in a statement: "I'm in frighteningly good company. It was very nice of The Queen to allow me in for a minute. It is one of the...

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