horridness


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  • noun

Synonyms for horridness

a quality of extreme unpleasantness

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But even so, Becky is an angel compared with Tracy and her scheming, cheating, lying and general horridness.
It fell to the floor and it was up and walking circles, choking and nodding its head as it walked away and it was as though it didn't even sense my presence any longer, only the vividness of what it was to choke, and then it stopped and it was breathing and I searched the garage with my eyes and saw all the ugliness of the struts and the filthy black tar paper and the terrible nature of things with no meaning in them any longer, a place of death and the horridness of all things put away.
Further holiday horridness will be on offer in half-term activities based on the ever-popular Horrid Henry books by Francesca Simon.
In step with medieval and early modern associations between women's transgressive spiritual witchy knowledge and transgressive sexual behavior, Prospero further implies that Sycorax's horridness is connected to her obscene sexuality.
As one would expect, sex is a persistent theme as is the horridness of much of his family's life back in London.
The sheen of death also shrouds "Silhouette" and "Privacy," but the horridness peaks in "Tanya," whose eponymous protagonist is found in Central Park "on an unusually cold March morning,/frozen to death.