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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.
Q: What was the most horrifying aspect of the gulag?
A police spokesman said: "This was a horrifying attack on a local young woman.
It is such a horrifying thought to know that those guys aren't around any more.
He said: "The roll call of banks, retailers, Government departments, public bodies and other organisations which have admitted serious security lapses is frankly horrifying.
She watched the horrifying images on the TV in her hotel room, and walked the narrow streets of Pietrasanta looking for inspiration.
In their letter, the bishops denounced "the horrifying amount of arms which feed conflicts in the Great Lakes Region," and suggested the war could aptly be called "the first African world war because it involves not only nine different African countries and their Western supporters, but also because the war affects the vital interests of the entire continent.
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.
Rose claims that, starting when she was four or five, her mother would drag her off to be a participant in horrifying occult rituals.