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  • adjective rare 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Past and Present

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

    Past and Present

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

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

  • 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.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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