He was then required to swear by all the gods, and by the dreaded Erinnys, that he had spoken truly.
He dreaded to break the news to his mother, for he knew that it would distress her.
The words were like the dreaded tap on the shoulder of the hunted criminal.
The blow had fallen, even that which Lecorbeau had most dreaded.
In the hall a halt was made and the dreaded good-byes ...