Frightening and Horrendous


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Frightening adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a truly frightening movie

Horrendous is a synonym for frightening. In some cases you can use "Horrendous" instead an adjective "Frightening". popular alternative
Nearby Words: frighten, frightful, frightened, fright
Synonyms for Frightening


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Horrendous adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a horrendous explosion shook the building

Frightening is a synonym for horrendous in horrific topic. You can use "Frightening" instead the word "Horrendous" as an adjective or a noun. popular alternative
Synonyms for Horrendous

Things that words describes

experience frightening experience horrendous experience
power frightening power horrendous power
life frightening life horrendous life
lack frightening lack horrendous lack
Other nouns: accuracy, amount, form, number, rate, situation, example, level, movie, acts, amounts, monsters.
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