[hwahyt-nuhk-uh l, wahyt-]
- causing fear, apprehension, or panic: The plane made a white-knuckle approach to the fogged-in airport.
- experiencing fear, terror, or apprehension: The white-knuckle crowd loved that director's newest horror movie.
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- causing or experiencing fear or anxietya white-knuckle ride