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Describing EntertainmentPlay
Used when talking about books, films, or games that are intended to frighten you. SlideThe ghost tour was really scary and exciting!
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Hyperbole ExpressionsPlay
People often use 'scary' for mild fear or thrill, not always genuine terror. SlideRiding that roller coaster was scary but so much fun!
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Intensity MattersPlay
Can be used with adverbs to convey different levels of fear caused by something. SlideIt was just a tiny spider, but she found it extremely scary.