HORRIBLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HORRIBLE
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horrible
 a.  exciting, or tending to horror or fear; hideous
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Of all the plagues with which the land of the Pharaohs were smitten one plague alone, that of darkness, was called horrible.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  We can have no idea of how horrible these devils are.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  It may have been that his breath was rank, but a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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4  I quite understood; my only doubt was as to whether any dream could be more terrible than the unnatural, horrible net of gloom and mystery which seemed closing around me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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5  I start at my own shadow, and am full of all sorts of horrible imaginings.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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6  As I appeared they all joined in a horrible laugh, and ran away.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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7  Suddenly I became broad awake, and sat up, with a horrible sense of fear upon me, and of some feeling of emptiness around me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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8  There were a lot of those horrible, strong-smelling flowers about everywhere, and she had actually a bunch of them round her neck.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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9  I kept thinking over everything that has been ever since Jonathan came to see me in London, and it all seems like a horrible tragedy, with fate pressing on relentlessly to some destined end.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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10  You must be brave and strong, and help me through the horrible task.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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11  I suppose it is a part of the horrible curse that such is, when his touch is on his victim.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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12  How long this horrible thing lasted I know not; but it seemed that a long time must have passed before he took his foul, awful, sneering mouth away.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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13  As the Count saw us, a horrible sort of snarl passed over his face, showing the eye-teeth long and pointed; but the evil smile as quickly passed into a cold stare of lion-like disdain.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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14  For my own part, now that his horrible danger is not face to face with us, it seems almost impossible to believe in it.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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15  He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew too well.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Example Sentence:
1  It was absolutely horrible going up the hills 'cos they were really, really steep.
2  She's got a horrible little dog that yaps around your ankles.
3  The effects of this disease are horrible.
4  I've got a horrible feeling she lied to us.
5  There was a horrible accident here yesterday.
6  That horrible building lowers the whole tone of the neighborhood.
7  This is such a flipping horrible picture.
8  It is a horrible thing to see one person make another suffer.
9  Why, you have saved my life! - snatched me from a horrible and excruciating death!
10  You have saved my life! - snatched me from a horrible death!
11  Hamlet vowed he would avenge his father's murder and punish Claudius for his horrible crime.
12  Only an insane person could perpetrate such a horrible crime.
13  It seemed like a good idea at the time, and then it all went horribly wrong.
14  The toilets in that restaurant were horribly smelly.
15  My shoulder is playing up horribly.