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Synonyms for horrifying

provoking horror

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Under the title "The Eternal Jew," Kissinger wrote the following stark and horrifying description of what he saw:
The horrifying scene inside the Co-op, in Allesley Old Road, Chapelfields
This is horrifying not just because of the deterioration it reflects at the military level, but also because of what it implies, in terms of a humanitarian disaster for refugees and of serious threats for the neighboring countries that are hosting those refugees, led by Lebanon and Jordan.
Will a state that allows such a horrifying statistic when it comes to its citizens and roads be able to defend its borders?
A DRUNKEN man launched a horrifying attack on his partner in a town centre - kicking, punching and kneeing her to the face.
Thomas, sentenced to a young offenders' institution for eight years, also threatened to kill the girl during her horrifying half-hour ordeal.
And the fact that it was sold to a 12-year-old is horrifying.
It's horrifying, horrifying,'' he says of the New Orleans hurricane catastrophe.
But this summer heralds a blockbuster sequel that promises to be every bit as horrifying as its original.
The shameful way Japanese American soldiers were treated will be eye-opening to most readers, and the scenes on Cat Island are dramatic and horrifying.
Indeed, there is something horrifying about the void at the core of the psychopath.
April 17, 1975, was one of the most bizarre and horrifying days in modern history.
Earth to Knight: the whole point of torture is to inflict the ultimate degradation on your captives, precisely that which is most horrifying or repellent, not what your society has come to accept.
In "One Liberty at a Time," Anthony Lewis writes, "There is no reason to believe that Guantanamo prisoners have been tortured in, say, the horrifying ways that Saddam Hussein used in Iraq.
Foer offers an artfully-told, and often horrifying, rogues' gallery of hooligans and corrupt executives, the ways in which a general global economic and political optimism has failed to dissolve or even diminish the odious traditions and rites of the developing world, or the stubborn elements of the developed nations: the hideous, sometimes murderous clashes between Catholics and Protestants, a pre-Enlightenment tension that finds voice in the rivalry of Celtic (Glasgow's Catholic club) and Rangers (the city's Protestant, royalist side).