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hideous
used in A Christmas Carol

2 uses
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Definition
extremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
  • The Ghost, on hearing this, set up another cry, and clanked its chain so hideously in the dead silence of the night, that the Ward would have been justified in indicting it for a nuisance.
    1 — Marley's Ghost (85% in)
  • From the foldings of its robe, it brought two children; wretched, abject, frightful, hideous, miserable.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (96% in)

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