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hideous
used in Carrie

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Definition
extremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
  • Inside, below a hideous blue bulb that was always lit, was Derrault's conception of Jonathan Edwards' famous sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.
  • We know thou bring'st the Eye That Watcheth, the hideous three-lobed Eye, and the sound of black trumpets.

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