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hideous
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
extremely ugly, offensive, and/or frightening
  • "They'll be mourning for you soon enough," came a reply from directly above, and this was followed by a hideous cackling laugh very much like someone choking on a fishbone.
    p. 204.3
  • Next to him, but just a little behind, came the Gross Exaggeration, whose grotesque features and thoroughly unpleasant manners were hideous to see, and whose rows of wicked teeth were made only to mangle the truth.
    p. 239.2

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