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horrendous

hor·ren·dous

horrendous

 
pronunciation:
h ren ds
part of speech: adjective
definition: horrible; dreadful; hideous.
The prisoners were victims of horrendous torture.He was haunted by horrendous memories of the battlefield.
synonyms:
abominable, dreadful, frightful, grim, horrible, horrid, terrible
similar words:
almighty, appalling, awful, foul, ghastly, grisly, gruesome, hateful, hideous, loathsome, monstrous, offensive, repugnant, shocking
derivation: horrendously (adv.)