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hideous
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

6 uses
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Definition
extremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
  • One has indeed personally to come under the shadow of war to feel fully its oppression; but as the years go by it seems now often forgotten that to be caught in youth by 1914 was no less hideous an experience than to be involved in 1939 and the following years.
    Forward (78% in)
  • There was a hideous yell, and the leaping shape thudded to the ground; the elvish arrow had pierced its throat.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (16% in)
  • The dark water boiled, and there was a hideous stench.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (55% in)
  • ' he cried, and springing beside Boromir, he stooped, and stabbed with Sting at the hideous foot.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (34% in)
  • I could not hear what was said; they seemed to be talking in their own hideous language.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (57% in)
  • His fair and pleasant face was hideously changed; a raging fire was in his eyes.
    2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Breaking of the Fellowship (37% in)

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