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  • adj. comparative form of terrible: more terrible

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Examples

  • Putting aside how pathetic it is to have "not terrible" as an economic standard to be satisfied with, it turns out things were, in fact, pretty terrible, and have remained terrible -- or even gotten terribler.

    Arianna Huffington: Third World America: One Year Later

  • “Verily he hath endured hardships and horrors and passed through all manner mortal risks each terribler than other; yet hitherto he is not safe from death and from the cutting off of his breath.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Fetch me Hasan forthright, for I have granted him my safeguard and have spared him from my sabre and he hath sought asylum in my house and taken up his abode in my courts, after having endured hardships and horrors and passed through all manner mortal risks, each terribler than other; yet hitherto is he not safe from drinking the cup of death and from cutting off his breath.” —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "Verily he hath endured hardships and horrors and passed through all manner mortal risks each terribler than other; yet hitherto he is not safe from death and from the cutting off of his breath."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Perhaps all the terribler, the quieter and gentler he looks.

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

  • Nature, a far juster Sovereign, has far terribler forceps.

    Past and Present

  • People seem to think way Godzilla looked was what made that version bad, when in reality it was the terrible story and even terribler acting.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • And he opened his mouth as wide as the world, and let a roar that rattled the eyes in the sockets of the great gray eagle on top of Croaghpathrick mountain at home in Ireland, and then fell on Jack, and Jack fell on him; and he to it, and Jack to it, and both of them to it; and if the fight was wild and terrible the first two days it was ten times wilder and terribler this day.

    Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know

  • Queen rejoiced at their sight and embraced them, and pressed them to her breast; after which she seated them, one upon the right thigh and the other upon the left; and turning round said to the old woman, "Fetch me Hasan forthright, for I have granted him my safeguard and have spared him from my sabre and he hath sought asylum in my house and taken up his abode in my courts, after having endured hardships and horrors and passed through all manner mortal risks, each terribler than other; yet hitherto is he not safe from drinking the cup of death and from cutting off his breath."

    Arabian nights. English

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