HORROR in a Sentence

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horror
 n.  terror; fear; intense dislike
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He appears to know every detail of every horror perpetrated in the century.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  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
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  There is a mystery about this which stimulates the imagination; where there is no imagination there is no horror.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
4  I felt a creeping of the flesh, and a presentiment of coming horror, even before Sherlock Holmes answered.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
5  Fuller knowledge of the organization which produced such terrible results served to increase rather than to lessen the horror which it inspired in the minds of men.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
6  A horror which was almost superstitious came upon him at the sight of them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
7  He gazed at me with bleared, drunken eyes for a moment, and then I saw a horror spring up in them, and convulse his whole features, which showed me that he knew me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
8  To that horror we all must come--cows, pigs, hens, sheep, everyone.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
9  A cry of horror burst from all the animals.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
10  This afternoon he wasn't Giles Oliver come to see the villagers act their annual pageant; manacled to a rock he was, and forced passively to behold indescribable horror.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
11  One fact mitigated the horror; his forefinger, raised in the customary manner, was stained with tobacco juice.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
12  And the horror and the terror of being alone.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
13  At the horror of these sights and sounds, the maid fainted.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
14  They were both pale; and there was an answering horror in their eyes.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT AT THE WINDOW
15  Next, in the course of their review of the chamber, the searchers came to the cheval glass, into whose depths they looked with an involuntary horror.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  We must go on to do all in our power to conquer the doubts and the fears, the ignorance and the greed, which made this horror possible.
2  The thought of being left alone filled her with horror.
3  Our immediate response to the attack was sheer horror.
4  It is a bizarre tale and the author hits just the right note of horror and disbelief.
5  He's a very versatile young actor who's as happy in horror films as he is in TV comedies.
6  She once played the innocent victim in a horror movie.
7  Her eyes were wide with horror.
8  They're showing a triple bill of horror movies.
9  With a look of horror, he asked if the doctor thought he had cancer.
10  To his horror, he could feel himself starting to cry.
11  The film is more of an ironic fantasy than a horror story.
12  He leant forward to kiss her and she recoiled in horror.
13  To her horror, the man produced a gun.
14  She could just imagine her mother's look of horror.
15  He is closely associated in the public mind with horror movies.