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extremely alarming

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SILK BBC1, 9pm THE crime that is at the centre of tonight's first episode is a nightmarishly nasty act of violence.
Soberingly, though, a review of websites and blogs from young adult cancer patients suggest resonant responses to some of the nightmarishly portrayed professionals in "50/50.
Funny because of the nightmarishly real scenario that he creates, profound because when you reach the end of the thread that he has woven so gloriously, you see by what simple premise it is held.
Winner of the 2010 Herralde Novel Prize, Colombian writer Antonio Ungar's trenchant satirical thriller Tres ataudes blancos (Three White Coffins) is a fresh, disorienting take on the motif of doppelganger as political impersonator--The Prince and the Pauper nightmarishly updated for the decentered twenty-first century.
36) All her life, Mary tries to forget these memories but in fact she has just suppressed them with the fear of sexuality which comes up later nightmarishly in her dreams.
Graeme is currently embroiled in yet another plot which started off relatively innocent but has twisted nightmarishly out of his character's control.
The wounds from the brutal two year Ethiopian occupation that killed over 20,000 Somalis and gave al-Shabab its current status are still nightmarishly fresh.
In extreme cases, as when a man is put into the total silence of a sensory deprivation chamber, the sounds of his own body become nightmarishly loud, and he is soon overcome with auditory hallucinations.
THIS chippy is at the heart of a nightmarishly busy crossroads where the B4145 Bordesley Green Road meets the B4128 Bordesley Green.
57) Merriam Webster defines "Kafkaesque" as meaning "of, relating to, or suggestive of Franz Kafka or his writings; especially: having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality.
When she is not repeatedly raging "I will not," Harvey toots like a toy tugboat, rips us apart for the rubbish inside our rotting mind and nightmarishly concludes, "This is true love what we're doing now.
The starkest fact is that the nightmarishly pitiful line, "O Master
Sufferers are trapped in some nightmarishly bewildering limbo full of strangers who are really partners and children and cold, scary prisons which are really the homes they have lived in for 50 years.
The usefulness of the useless is paramount to the understanding of Lao-Chuang, who took the misnamed useless to transcendent heights and without which we would be spiritually indigent and languishing in some nightmarishly functional, colonized world with no way out.
As the nightmarishly nautical fables of fearsome pirates, ocean-bound vampires and demonic tattoos progress, the reader becomes increasingly aware that neither the mariner nor the children are as they seem.