Example sentences for: spooked

How can you use “spooked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It gets to you, this movie--gets you titillated, then spooked, then suffused with righteous fury.

  • Prudie is fascinated that the problem you're concerned with is your neighbor's knowing about your girlfriend . Usually a man is spooked if his significant other knows about the neighbor!

  • The NYT waits until the 22nd paragraph of its story to explain why Beijing is so spooked by the mystics: Similar groups destabilized the last imperial dynasty, and China fears that Falun Gong could organize China's huge numbers of newly laid-off state employees.

  • The White House is so spooked by the prospect of Lewinsky cooperating, believes Jane Mayer ( Washington Week in Review ), that it is beginning a quiet smear campaign against her.

  • Spooked by anything that smacked of "mission creep" or "nation building," the Pentagon resisted sending American troops to Bosnia and has refused to allow them to become involved with refugees, elections, or human rights.

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