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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorrendoushor‧ren‧dous /hɒˈrendəs, hə- $ hɑː-, hɔː-/ ●○○ adjective  1 FRIGHTENEDfrightening and terrible syn horrific a horrendous experience She suffered horrendous injuries.see thesaurus at bad2 informalBAD extremely unreasonable or unpleasant horrendous debts The traffic was horrendous.horrendously adverb
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horrendousTraffic in the downtown Boston area is horrendous.It would have been a nightmare, it would have been horrendous.After all, the newspapers are brimming with reports of horrendous attacks on women, so the risk must be considerable.She is still recovering from a horrendous car accident.This is so horrendous, it bears no description.horrendous medical costsIn the medical schools' defense, both operate under the horrendous restrictions of a perpetual organ shortage.The first was hacking round Crieff, eventually posting a horrendous score of 112, with Roy Nicolson as his playing partner.Jose Lima is coming off a horrendous season.Nothing in the three villagers' long but sheltered past could have prepared them for the horrendous sight that met their eyes.It was a horrendous storm.Troops ordinarily camped out during the winter months, recognizing that battles did not need the additional adversary of horrendous weather.Pit bull dogs can inflict horrendous wounds on people.
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