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to deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

Synonyms for horrify

fill with apprehension or alarm

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This is a macabre tale based on an anecdote someone told me a few years ago--one that is, horrifyingly, quite true
But no, this collection of gravebotherers and fortune-tellers was horrifyingly real.
The website looked horrifyingly just like ours," explains Shahid Bashir, 32, one of the proprietors of the family-owned business that he says has been conducting tours around Dubai amongst other things since 1993.
Even a scene that should be horrifyingly gruesome--the death of a newborn twin, whose crime is sameness, by lethal injection--fails to stir emotions from its viewer.
It leads to a horrifyingly tense, brutal and blood-soaked finale.
I cannot believe that celebrities, and, even more horrifyingly, doctors and nurses are taking part in this craze.
Hundeling was hardly expected to dance in the dance sequence, but in the earlier, more dramatically significant scene in which she taunts and teases John the Baptist, the young soprano evoked the feral sexual energy of the frustrated seductress with horrifyingly deviant conviction.
It's also horrifyingly cold, extremely isolated and the ideal location for Tesson to spend six months as a hermit testing himself against a Siberian winter.
RATING: 8/10 - Horrifyingly good BARGAIN BUY: PS28.
In 'Amy Winehouse - The Untold Story', author Chloe Govan interviews a close friend of the late singer, who delves into the horrifyingly toxic relationship between Winehouse and her drug-addicted husband.
These mysteries are as enthralling as learning of his courage and vision or that he could be horrifyingly dangerous.
Cars, tracks and medical coverage were all improved significantly thanks to Stewart's campaigns after an age in which deaths on the racetrack were horrifyingly considered a commonplace part of the sport.
Made soon after World War I, this quilt likely honors a man who, along with many other Americans in the second decade of the 20th century, questioned the necessity of the United States' participation in the war--a horrifyingly bloody conflict brought on by European imperial ambitions and, in the minds especially of those Americans involved in the new labor unions, the desire of "the capitalistic class" to expand their markets.
Bane, a terrifying opponent who grew up in prison - having been forced to serve his father's sentence after his father escaped - was also used as a test subject for Venom, a steroid-type drug that makes him horrifyingly strong.
It was horrifyingly unbecoming for judges to dip their hands in the hard earned money of the poor employees.