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What is another word for alarming?

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Adjective
Causing apprehension, fear or alarm
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“He warned of the alarming rise in the rate of accidents over the last several years.”
Adjective
Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen
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Causing distress, sadness or anxiety
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Adjective
Causing shock or amazement
Verb
Present participle for to frighten or cause fear in
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“He had heard a name that scared him as much as that of a dead man's ghost would alarm a timid traveler.”
Verb
Present participle for to bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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“He saw no need to alarm her with the news that the would-be killer had made another attempt on his life.”
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Present participle for to offend, shock or outrage
“Atwood deliberately sets out to disgust and alarm her readers by offering graphic descriptions of dead and dying bodies and rotting corpses in her trilogy.”
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Present participle for to warn in advance
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Present participle for to cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something)
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Present participle for to state one's intention to take hostile and retributive action against someone
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