HORROR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of horror
Definition:
n. terror; fear; intense dislike
Example:
But then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a vision from another world.
Sentence in Classic:
On his rigid face there stood an expression of horror, and as it seemed to me, of hatred, such as I have never seen upon human features.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The drawn blinds and the smokeless chimneys, however, gave it a stricken look, as though the weight of this horror still lay heavy upon it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So, indeed, it proved, and as I come to the dark conclusion of a story which had seemed to me to be only childish and bizarre, I experience once again the dismay and horror with which I was filled.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He covered his head with the bedclothes and waited in a horror of suspense for his doom; for he had not the shadow of a doubt that all this hubbub was about him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She, his Dolly, forever fussing and worrying over household details, and limited in her ideas, as he considered, was sitting perfectly still with the letter in her hand, looking at him with an expression of horror, despair, and indignation.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The bridegroom was expected at the church while he was pacing up and down his room like a wild beast in a cage, peeping out into the corridor, and with horror and despair recalling what absurd things he had said to Kitty and what she might be thinking now.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But still the minutes passed by and the hours, and still hours more, and his misery and horror grew and were more and more intense.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre hid his face, from which a faint smile forgot to fade though his features now expressed horror and fear.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then, at the moment of our loss, these thoughts could not occur to me; I should then have dismissed them with horror, but now they are very clear and certain.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Julie had long been expecting a proposal from her melancholy adorer and was ready to accept it; but some secret feeling of repulsion for her, for her passionate desire to get married, for her artificiality, and a feeling of horror at renouncing the possibility of real love still restrained Boris.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the force of the tenderness she had been feeling for him vanished instantly and was replaced by a feeling of horror at what lay there before her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context