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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Provoking horror; Extremely distressing; Extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact.

Usage examples (34)
  • I have had some frightful dreams, but they were only dreams.
  • In a frightful hurry
  • His eyes were bright and glassy, and their expression frightful to look upon.
  • Some are suspended to the vaulted roof by chains, and in frightful-looking positions; others are on the perpendicular walls. for more
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