英文释义 (adjective) Terrifying; extremely alarming；causing great fear and alarm. (NOTE: used to describe sounds, sights, or frightening stories.)
例句 EXAMPLE: A group of friends taking an evening walk through the peaceful grove froze in horror when they heard the bloodcurdling howl of a wolf.
短语 black and blue
英文释义 (INFORMAL) Badly bruised so that one's skin is darkened；discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin.
beat someone black and blue 把某人打得遍体鳞伤，把某人打得青一块紫一块
例句 EXAMPLE: Falling down the stairs yesterday has left me black and blue today, but I didn’t break any bones.
He leathered the slave black and blue.
He was supposed to go back to Seattle and stay in a cast for six weeks, but after three weeks he showed up with the cast off, his leg black and blue, and went water-skiing again.