Frightful and Horrid


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Frightful adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a frightful sound emanated from somewhere deep within the forest

Horrid is a synonym for frightful in terrible topic. In some cases you can use "Horrid" instead an adjective "Frightful", when it comes to topics like horrendous, horrible, ghastly, awful. informal substitute
Nearby Words: frightening, frightened, fright, frightfully, frighted
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Horrid adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: accused him of stealing and said mean and horrid things about him

Frightful is a synonym for horrid in horrible topic. You can use "Frightful" instead an adjective "Horrid", if it concerns topics such as terrible, horrendous, ghastly, fearful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrible, horror, horribly, horridly
Synonyms for Horrid

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appearance frightful appearance horrid appearance
luck frightful luck horrid luck
form frightful form horrid form
face frightful face horrid face
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