Atrocious and Frightening


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Atrocious adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: an atrocious crime that shocked even hardened members of the police force

Frightening and atrocious are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Frightening" instead an adjective "Atrocious".
Nearby Words: atrocity, atrociously
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Frightening adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a truly frightening movie

Atrocious and frightening are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Atrocious" instead an adjective "Frightening".
Nearby Words: frighten, frightful, frightened, fright
Synonyms for Frightening

Things that words describes

manner atrocious manner frightening manner
life atrocious life frightening life
part atrocious part frightening part
reputation atrocious reputation frightening reputation
Other nouns: look, vision, use, speed, example, acts, monsters.
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