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harrowing -- as in: a harrowing story
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The Great Gatsby
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  • And yet I couldn’t believe that they would choose this occasion for a scene — especially for the rather harrowing scene that Gatsby had outlined in the garden.

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  • It was a harrowing journey through war-torn Afghanistan.
  • The story is especially harrowing because it could have happened to any of us.

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