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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdreadeddread‧ed /ˈdredɪd/ (also dread literary) adjective  [only before noun]FRIGHTENED making you feel afraid or anxious – often used humorously She couldn’t put off the dreaded moment forever.
Examples from the Corpus
dreadedThere were some who had been destined for fighters, especially Meteors, who found themselves headed for a dreaded bomber tour.Having dealt successfully with the dreaded cupboard under the stairs, we had to find another situation for Sylvia to cope with.cancer and other dreaded diseasesThat is why I want you to listen carefully to the dreaded DOs and DON'Ts I am about to give you.Back in the tree there was a tremendous celebration for Little Billy's victory over the dreaded Gruncher.They may not face the dreaded inner-city bureau queue but the less frequent presentation of serious enquiries makes training slower.Think of the dreaded slipping seat.The only discovery which has definitely not been incorporated in the project is the dreaded tawse once used to beat the wayward.
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