dreadful

All Adjective Noun
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  • I had no idea that want of water would have been so dreadful. Cited from Masterman Ready, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • How did you ever learn to say such pretty things in that dreadful place? Cited from The Dictator, by Justin McCarthy
  • She must have been all night at sea, out in that dreadful storm.
  • As she says, herself, her heart was nearly broken by this dreadful sight. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • The girl put her face in her hands as if to shut out some dreadful picture. Cited from A Little Traitor to the South, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • The next three seasons were just as dreadful as the first one.
  • It is too dreadful when these things, that have been only names, come home to one. Cited from The Mark Of Cain, by Andrew Lang
  • The team's league campaign was dreadful and they eventually finished fifth.
  • It seemed, on the other hand, very dreadful to go to war with the mother country. Cited from George Washington, by Calista McCabe Courtenay
  • Besides his time is not yet come; he has his dreadful task to finish. Cited from The Phantom Ship, by Frederick Marryat
  • Dreadful pictures of dead people and children, regular army is sent to protect people.
  • I have ever so many inside my head but the pictures take such a dreadful long time to draw!
  • I never saw such dreadful objects as the women make of themselves by painting their faces. Cited from Southern Arabia, by Theodore Bent and Mabel Bent
  • If you don't look out, something dreadful will happen to you, some day. Cited from The Tale of Peter Mink, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Perhaps this was the home of some dreadful person who would return soon and do her harm. Cited from The Man of the Desert, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • It is a very dreadful thing to lose the only friend you have in the world. Cited from Christie's Old Organ , by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  • Both ships were set on fire in various places, and the scene was dreadful beyond the reach of language. Cited from Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876, J. F. Loubat
  • But there's another thing; it seems so dreadful that one man should have so much money. Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
  • I thought they were dreadful, but they were not written by Richard.
  • What made their situation more dreadful was, that a great deal of snow had fallen during the night. Cited from The Life of a Ship, by R.M. Ballantyne
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