Dreadful and Terrifying

Dreadful

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Dreadful adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a dreadful hurricane

Terrifying is a synonym for dreadful in participle topic. In some cases you can use "Terrifying" instead an adjective "Dreadful", when it comes to topics like frightening.
Nearby Words: dread, dreadfully, dreaded, dreading
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Terrifying

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Terrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room

Dreadful is a synonym for terrifying. You can use "Dreadful" instead the word "Terrifying" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: terrify, terrified
Synonyms for Terrifying
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