Definitions

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  • adjective Archaic spelling of dreadful.

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Examples

  • The following year, one day after Congress endorsed the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote hopefully that greater hardships—for Americans—would ensue: It may be the Will of Heaven that America shall suffer Calamities still more wasting and Distresses yet more dreadfull.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Is it Anne who in a different poem dies unknown of herself, "dazed with dreadfull face"?

    Love in literature

  • Weather was wonderfull, ticks and mosquitos were dreadfull and the turkeys were not very cooperative.

    Turkey Season Recap

  • Weather was wonderfull, ticks and mosquitos were dreadfull and the turkeys were not very cooperative.

    Turkey Season Recap

  • I have never had my old dreadfull sickness at the stomach since the morning before we left London for Margate.

    Letter 366

  • Drum, and all the dreadfull paraphernalia of noise and death.

    Letter 137

  • If there were health and safety laws in USA as in Britain, such dreadfull shoes would be prohibited long ago.

    Fashion statement

  • Any of the Democratic candidates would be so much better than any of the Republican ones who are so dreadfull that even their own voters are dissatisfied.

    Poll: Hillary Inches Ahead Of Rudy In Swing States For First Time

  • The fact that places like Treblinka used carbon monoxide from a tank engine to do the same dreadfull task you would have thought Williamson would have gained this information after sixty five years on.

    Andrea Tornielli "le smentite che non smentiscono"

  • That is a dreadfull world for the U.S. going forward.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hagel-Bloomberg?

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