dread

All Noun Verb Adjective
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  • He frequently killed people with his own hand in order to make his name dreaded. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I always found in myself a dread of west and a love of east.
  • She was looking into his eyes, dreading what might be seen in them. Cited from Brewster's Millions, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • It was plain enough that he dreaded having his father told the truth. Cited from The Grammar School Boys Snowbound, by H. Irving Hancock
  • No one knew when he would appear, nor in what direction he would turn his dreaded attention. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. II, by Mrs. Thomson
  • The young couple dread the next day, which comes all too soon.
  • Until now he could not remember the time when he had not been dreading something. Cited from The Troll Garden, et al, by Willa Cather
  • Yet she found herself dreading to say the final word which would send him from her. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • That is why we dread children, even if we love them.
  • Instead of being dreaded, controlled change has become the chief desire of modern life. Cited from Christianity and Progress, by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • He entered the house almost dreading to see her whom he was seeking. Cited from The Golden Lion of Granpere, by Trollope
  • When you are with us I am dreading the moment that you will go. Cited from La Vendee, by Anthony Trollope
  • They also dreaded from his signs that we had fallen into their power. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • When she gets back home, dreading, she finds her husband alone at home.
  • The doctor had now put the question in the very form which he had dreaded. Cited from The Master of the Shell, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • We have no dread of it at all; we only fear what it may lead to. Cited from Apologia Pro Vita Sua, by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • Until now, he could not remember a time when he had not been dreading something. Cited from Youth and the Bright Medusa, by Willa Cather
  • For a moment the dread of her position rose upon her. Cited from Agatha's Husband, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • How easy this letter had made all that she had been dreading! Cited from The Cost, by David Graham Phillips
  • She had been dreading his appearance, and now he was before her. Cited from Jess of the Rebel Trail, by H. A. Cody
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