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Definitionextremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
- 'Oh!' said he, releasing me, 'I see that hideous little villain is not Hareton: I beg your pardon, Nell.Chapter 9 (5% in)
- A hideous notion struck me: how powerful I should be possessing such an instrument!Chapter 13 (56% in)
- I had read of such hideous incarnate demons.Chapter 34 (32% in)
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