I feel safe with you, Jule, and it terrifies me.
The idea of this being my new reality terrifies me.
Everything else terrifies me right about now.
You don't want to die, but the idea of living terrifies you as well.
In the German mythology the army of darkness is led by Hel, the personification of twilight, sunk to the goddess who enchains the dead and terrifies the living, and Loki, originally the god of fire, but afterwards "looked upon as the father of the evil powers, who strips the goddess of earth of her adornments, who robs Thor of his fertilizing hammer, and causes the death of Balder the beneficent sun."
India and Pakistan are now nuclear powers and this terrifies the international community.
In spite of the necessary allusions to the ominous theme of the curse, which would give any less great composer ample excuse for succumbing to the listener's sense of impending doom, Wagner's music speaks to us through the child-minds of the Rhine-daughters and terrifies us with the ruthless calm of Nature.
The account terrifies as it taps into our primordial fears.
The Bell Witch's violence terrifies the reader with the feeling of helplessness in the face of an unseen tormentor.
At Chickamauga Battlefield Park in Tennessee, the site of another Civil War battle, the ghost of Old Green Eyes terrifies park visitors.
She exposes her patients to what terrifies them the most while observing them through a one way mirror.
Klaatu's demonstration terrifies the world leaders and the military.
He terrifies Frodo, but manages to pull himself back from the abyss and dies defending the Hobbits.
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