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harrowing
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
frightening or unsettling
  • Strange and harrowing must be his story, frightful the storm which embraced the gallant vessel on its course and wrecked it—thus!
    Introductory Letters (**% in)
  • I was aware also that I should often lose all self-command, all capacity of hiding the harrowing sensations that would possess me during the progress of my unearthly occupation.
    Chapter 18 (35% in)

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