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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhideoushid‧e‧ous /ˈhɪdiəs/ adjective  UGLYextremely unpleasant or ugly a hideous dress hideous crimes Dinnertime that day was hideous.hideously adverb Her face was hideously scarred.hideousness noun [uncountable]
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hideousIn fairy stories the Prince is always very handsome, and the witch hideous.Everyone knows that hideous accidents happen, however precise modern weapons are supposed to be.Seconds later, the night was made hideous by the shrieks of alarm from the man-apes in the cave above.One of our wedding presents was a hideous clock.a hideous crimeEach of the damned souls was guarded by a group of hideous demons.One goes like this: He was a hideous giant named Offero, who earned a living carrying travelers across the river.Exactly how hideous had it been?Emma was wearing an absolutely hideous purple and orange dress.Roosevelt saw first-hand the hideous results of free enterprise untouched by government regulation.He became vast and covered me, covered my face, his hideous throat working.a man with a hideous twisted lip
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