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hor·ror

(hor'ŏr),
Dread; fear.
[L.]

horror

/hor·ror/ (hor´er) [L.] dread; terror.
horror autotox´icus  former name for self-tolerance.

horror

Intense fear, revulsion, or dread caused by seeing or hearing something that is terrifying, shocking, or perceived to be life-threatening to the individual or to others.
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Equally horrifying is the fact that massacres are being perpetrated against entire families- mothers and children included.
Somehow, other horrifying crimes (for argument's sake, let's imagine the mass slaughter of 11 million Jews, Gypsies, gays, dissidents, and their children) haven't created this widespread psychological block; but a few unsubstantiated accounts of ritualized baby-eating are enough to send legions of experts into psychotic states of "denial.
Suddenly, during the last week of the Mistress' life, Melisande makes a horrifying discovery about the lies and terror behind all that the Mistress has trained them to believe, both about their fight to keep dragons from attacking their land and about the true role of the Mistress.
STUNNING TV vet Trude Mostue has revealed how she cheated death in a horrifying car smash as she filmed her new BBC series Vets In The Wild.
Poncelet is no wayward innocent caught up in a corrupt system but a bitter, spiteful man capable of brutal, horrifying violence.
By constantly setting the realities of busing against the intellectual and spiritual highmindedness for which Boston is famous (this culminates in a horrifying set-piece about a black-white rumble on July 4, 1976), he paints a much darker picture than we're accustomed to of America's relationship with its stated basic principles.
Although what happened was horrifying there is no reason why we can't go on and have more children.
The horrifying truth is that 30-40 million infant males are killed each year in Britain simply because they are the wrong sex to lay eggs.
Trinity spokeswoman Frances Larose said the deaths were horrifying.
Firefighter Chris Coffman, who was one of the first people on the scene, said: "It was horrifying.
It was horrifying and I couldn't bring myself to look at it until my boyfriend came home later on.