horripilante

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horripilante(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (frightening)
a. horrifying
¿Cómo les fue en la casa embrujada? - Fue una experiencia horripilante que no quiero repetir.How did it go in the haunted house? - It was a horrifying experience I don't want to repeat.
Ese manicomio del siglo XVIII era un lugar horripilante.That mental hospital from the 18th century was a horrifying place.
b. terrifying
La escena del crimen era tan horripilante que ni los detectives se querían acercar.The crime scene was so terrifying that not even the detectives wanted to get close to it.
c. hair-raising
¡Qué película tan horripilante! Llevo tres días sin dormir.What a hair-raising movie! I haven't slept in three days.
2. (very ugly)
a. hideous
Julia se veía horripilante con ese maquillaje tan exagerado.Julia looked hideous with all the excessive makeup.
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horripilante
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (terrorífico)
a. horrifying, spine-chilling
2. (muy feo)
a. horrible, hideous
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horripilante
adjective
(espeluznante) [+escena] hair-raising; horrifying; [+persona] creepy (familiar); terrifying;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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