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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorrifichor‧rif‧ic /hɒˈrɪfɪk, hə- $ hɔː-, hɑː-/ ●○○ adjective  FRIGHTENEDextremely bad, in a way that is frightening or upsetting syn horrifyinghorrific crash/accident/attack etc a horrific plane crash His injuries were horrific.horrifically /-kli/ adverb
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horrificThe race was stopped after a horrific accident in which two drivers were killed.He lost his legs in a horrific car crash.Ferrie suffered from a rare and horrific condition that had no cure.Police believe the trap could have had far more horrific consequences, especially for younger riders.There were more horrific details in the newspaper every day more than now.It was a horrific experience. We really thought we were going to die.He suffered horrific injuries, and few thought he'd survive.The beauty spot brings back horrific memories for the couple; memories of a night they were not meant to survive.Would most multiple rapists have received only seven years for such horrific offences?They went off right and did something horrific, while the grunts below confirmed McFall was finding the start no easier.horrific crash/accident/attack etcShe shot down stairs faster than she had moved for thirty years, her head full of horrific accidents.The horrific attack happened in Middlesbrough as the victim was walking along an unlit path.Today's horrific attack in Castlerock underlines once again the scale of the task facing Gordon Wilson.Later, experts were divided over whether two horrific attacks in just five days meant more could be expected.He will need plastic surgery after the horrific attack outside his home in Delamore Street, Walton, Liverpool.Her clothing had been ripped away to the waist in the horrific attack, said police spokesman Shlomo Ben Hemo.
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