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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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A petri dish experiment gone horribly, horribly wrong.
In Durban's steeply undulating terrain, the surreal, bloated confection is visible for miles around, dwarfing the scores of informal shack settlements that surround it - a horribly ironic collision of first and third worlds that sadly epitomises some of the painful absurdities of life in South Africa.
A lengthy June 10, 2006 Associated Press article, "Little Regulated Tissue Industry Can Mean Routine Surgeries Go Horribly Wrong," makes a very compelling case for the necessity of a sterilization process such as Clearant's, which is one of the only commercially available technologies that inactivates all known infection-transmitting pathogens in biological products without affecting the functional integrity of the treated material.
A MAN was mown down and killed by a lorry yesterday in a "road rage incident that went horribly wrong", said police.
He later explains: "Got horribly ill last week, went into hospital with a sore tummy and came out two days later.
When he was arrested by police last year, he confessed he had done something "horribly, horribly wrong".
When asked how long she had been smoking for, she said that she started in her mid-20s but had got horribly addicted and found it hard to stop.
The story is told through the eyes of fictional 11-year-old Sawyer (Gamble), who finds the dolphin, called Winter, and helps her recovery with marine biologist Connick Jr, his father Kristofferson and his horribly precocious daughter.
Their call comes down to 'do we want to be criticised horribly tomorrow for not delivering the athletics legacy in the Olympic Park that was promised by London's bid.
But his solicitor Andrew Potts admitted lessons had been learned from that night, which he said had "gone horribly wrong".
Even if things go horribly wrong - even more horribly wrong than they have gone already - the Gover nment will come to the rescue.
Her beautiful son Jimmy has just been horribly murdered the day after his 16th birthday.