Atrocious and Terrifying


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

Terrifying and atrocious are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Terrifying" instead an adjective "Atrocious".
Nearby Words: atrocity, atrociously
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Terrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room

Atrocious and terrifying are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Atrocious" instead an adjective "Terrifying".
Nearby Words: terrify, terrified
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  • Series / That Mitchell and Webb Look It's never made clear if these cannibalistic former humans are zombies or just atrocious mutants, but they are unquestionably terrifying.
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