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horrifying

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorrifyinghor‧ri‧fy‧ing /ˈhɒrəfaɪ-ɪŋ $ ˈhɔː-, ˈhɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 extremely bad, especially in a way that is frightening or upsetting syn horrific 🔊 murder, rape, and other horrifying crimes 🔊 It’s horrifying to see how much poverty there is here.horrifyingly adverb
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horrifyingHer daughter says it's a horrifying attack.Then came her horrifying eight-day ordeal, during which Sams wrote to her employers demanding £175,000 ransom.The film is but one version of some horrifying events, and stretched poetic licence to the extreme.There are several others with oddities of translation, but many more with careless, and even horrifying, mistakes by printers.But the dreadfulness of the sounds was intensified by the horrifying nearness of those agonised voices.She should move away, or at least sit forward, but the horrifying part was that she liked it.The reports about how people died make horrifying reading.The Department of Transport believes the warm weather encourages more drink-driving ... with horrifying results.
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