horrible


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provoking horror

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Finally all the hatred and maniacal loathing for these awful creatures who had placed me in this horrible place was centered by my tottering reason upon this single emissary who represented to me the entire horde of Warhoons.
It was indescribably horrible in the darkness to feel all these soft creatures heaped upon me.
And now I was to see the most weird and horrible thing, I think, of all that I beheld in that future age.
Yellow crow's feet would creep round the fading eyes and make them horrible.
It was a horrible thing to have a spy in one's house.
Adam explained that he had not told his wife that he was going over the horrible places again, lest it should frighten her, for the rest and sleep in ignorance would help her and make a gap of peacefulness between the horrors.
The sight was horrible enough, but, with the awful smell added, was simply unbearable.
His horrible, unparalleled and repulsive ugliness put him without the pale of humanity; and it often seemed to me that, for this reason, he no longer believed that he had any duty toward the human race.
Suddenly he found himself confronted by a dreadful figure clad in a shroud, whose pallor and stony eyes smote him with a horrible apprehension.
With reference to the whaling scene shortly to be described, as well as for the better understanding of all similar scenes elsewhere presented, I have here to speak of the magical, sometimes horrible whale-line.
Of an increase of hideous customers, and this horrible bedstead set upright again, and this horrible court swept clean?
cried D'Artagnan, "a horrible suspicion crosses my mind
The sun was setting when a loud noise aroused us, the door of the hall was violently burst open and a horrible giant entered.
The combatants were so intent upon their murderous work that they did not notice the arrival of the balloon; there were about three hundred mingled confusedly in the deadly struggle: most of them, red with the blood of the wounded, in which they fairly wallowed, were horrible to behold.
You mean we'll be in some horrible boardinghouse, in a still more horrible hall bedroom, looking out on a dingy back yard.