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horrific

hor·rif·ic

horrific

 
pronunciation:
h rI fihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing terror; dreadful; horrifying.
The public called for the death penalty for the man who committed this horrific crime.
similar words:
appalling, macabre, terrible
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derivation: horrifically (adv.)
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