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horrid

hor·rid

horrid

 
 
pronunciation:
ho rihd [or] ha rihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing or tending to cause horror; dreadful; hideous.
The villain wore a horrid grin.
similar words:
dread, dreadful, gruesome, hideous, horrendous, horrible, macabre
definition 2: very unpleasant or disagreeable.
We made the trip in horrid weather, with icy roads all the way.She thinks her little brother is a horrid pest.
antonyms:
delightful
similar words:
abominable, beastly, dreadful, horrendous, horrible
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derivations: horridly (adv.), horridness (n.)
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