"What a hideous colour khaki is," remarked Lenina, voicing the hypnopaedic prejudices of her caste.
The hangars were staffed by a single Bokanovsky Group, and the men were twins, identically small, black and hideous.
They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision!
Hideously masked or painted out of all semblance of humanity, they had tramped out a strange limping dance round the square; round and again round, singing as they went, round and round–each time a little faster; and the drums had changed and quickened their rhythm, so that it became like the pulsing of fever in the ears; and the crowd had begun to sing with the dancers, louder and louder; and first one woman had shrieked, and then another and another, as though they were being killed;…
And Tomakin, ex-Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning, Tomakin was still on holiday–on holiday from humiliation and pain, in a world where he could not hear those words, that derisive laughter, could not see that hideous face, feel those moist and flabby arms round his neck, in a beautiful world … "What you need," the Savage went on, "is something with tears for a change.
Popé with the blood trickling down from his cut shoulder; and Linda hideously asleep, and the flies buzzing round the spilt mescal on the floor beside the bed; and the boys calling those names as she passed.
There are no more uses of "hideous" in the book.
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The beast had hideous fangs.
He had a hideous scar running from his forehead to his jaw.