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  • adjective archaic horrendous, horrific

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Examples

  • They accuse themselves of ingratitude and malignity when anyone denies a lawful satisfaction to another of indolence, of sadness, of anger, of scurrility, of slander, and of lying, which curseful thing they thoroughly hate.

    The City of the Sun

  • They accuse themselves of ingratitude and malignity when any - one denies a lawful satisfaction to another of indolence, of sad - ness, of anger, of scurrility, of slander, and of lying, which curseful thing they thoroughly hate.

    City of the Sun

  • _The Messenger_, one of Robert W. Chambers's early stories and an admirable example of the supernatural, has various thrills, with its river of blood, its death's head moth, and the ancient but very active skull of the Black Priest who was shot as a traitor to his country, but lived on as an energetic and curseful ghost.

    Famous Modern Ghost Stories

  • They accuse themselves of ingratitude and malignity when anyone denies a lawful satisfaction to another of indolence, of sadness, of anger, of scurrility, of slander, and of lying, which curseful thing they thoroughly hate.

    The City of the Sun

  • They accuse themselves of ingratitude and malignity when any one denies a lawful satisfaction to another, of indolence, of sadness, of anger, of scurrility, of slander, and of lying, which curseful thing they thoroughly hate.

    Ideal Commonwealths

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