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hor·ror

(hor'ŏr),
Dread; fear.
[L.]

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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However, among the 6,561 children who have been killed, 1,729 were under ten years of age - again, horrifying.
The Ford and Carter administrations were unwilling to return to Southeast Asia, and American leftists like Noam Chomsky, convinced that the United States and not the Khmer Rouge was the source of Cambodia's problems, shamefully downplayed the horrifying stories of Cambodians who escaped into Thailand, emphasizing "the extreme unreliability of refugee reports."
Foer offers an artfully-told, and often horrifying, rogues' gallery of hooligans and corrupt executives, the ways in which a general global economic and political optimism has failed to dissolve or even diminish the odious traditions and rites of the developing world, or the stubborn elements of the developed nations: the hideous, sometimes murderous clashes between Catholics and Protestants, a pre-Enlightenment tension that finds voice in the rivalry of Celtic (Glasgow's Catholic club) and Rangers (the city's Protestant, royalist side).
'It's a shocking and horrifying story because it is a shocking and horrifying story.
AN ex-Marine launched a ``sustained, horrifying assault'' on a man outside a nightclub in Liverpool, breaking his neck.
That's why Washington Post editorialist Anne Applebaum devoted the last six years to writing the fascinating, horrifying Gulag: A History (Doubleday).
Lindsay, a John Birch Society member, told the legislators about a "horrifying experience" suffered by his Army division in Korea when the UN betrayed their "Top Secret" mission to the Communists.
I just find it horrifying that after all that has happened, and while Bowyer was refusing to pay his club fine - he has changed his mind since - there were still clubs showing interest in signing him.
"The reports findings make horrifying reading as quite clearly the pilot should not have attempted the flight under such conditions," Mr Edmonds said.
And lastly, Gaut points out that frequently people complain that horror fictions displease them exactly because they are not horrifying enough--e.g., Norman complains that the movie wasn't scary.
Rose claims that, starting when she was four or five, her mother would drag her off to be a participant in horrifying occult rituals.
Mr Corbyn, at the launch of a Labour Party initiative to develop policies to fight discrimination and promote disability equality, said some disabled people had faced "horrifying" hate crime since the Brexit referendum.