harrowing


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There should be no repetition of his harrowing experience with Naratu.
If there was any plan that would render his position more harrowing he should have known that such would be the one adopted by the Russian, and what could be more terrible than to leave him to a lifetime of suspense upon an uninhabited island?
Perfectly unimpressed by this harrowing narrative, Francine turned her head lazily toward the house.
We're spending a fortune salting the gallops and we keep harrowing them.