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Clearly, Tuesday claimed our attention here merely by not being Monday, the bringer of fearsome thunderstorms.
AMONG TUESDAY’S ATTRACTIONS: IT WAS NOTHING LIKE OUR STORMY MONDAYMARTIN WEILJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She was the target of a fearsome Facebook post referencing “bodies swinging from trees.”
COLORADO BANS DOXING OF PUBLIC HEALTH WORKERS AMID RISE IN ONLINE HARASSMENTMERYL KORNFIELDMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex could generate tremendous bone-crushing bite forces thanks to a stiff lower jaw.
T. REX’S INCREDIBLE BITING FORCE CAME FROM ITS STIFF LOWER JAWSID PERKINSMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The DA’s office also faces pushback from judges who resent its calls for sentencing reform and community members who believe, despite being provided with evidence to the contrary, that a fearsome carceral system is crucial to public safety.
PBS'S FASCINATING PHILLY D.A. POSES A CRUCIAL, TIMELY QUESTION: CAN OUR BROKEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REALLY BE FIXED?JUDY BERMANAPRIL 20, 2021TIME
That means that the shark would have been about 2 meters long at birth — large enough for even a newborn to be a fearsome foe in the seas, the scientists conclude.
NEWBORN MEGALODON SHARKS WERE LARGER THAN MOST ADULT HUMANSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
At 53, the former multi-year world heavyweight champion appeared as fearsome as ever.
MIKE TYSON’S COMEBACK IS A COUNTERPUNCH TO AGE DISCRIMINATIONLILA MACLELLANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
My fearsome reputation is really based on awful traffic in California’s giant urban regions.
ADMIT IT: YOU MISS BEING STUCK IN TRAFFICMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
It is a fearsome thing for a man to be left alone in the dead of night with a young baby.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A fearsome thunderstorm or howling tornado of dust might reveal her fickleness of mood at any moment.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
When he was interviewed, fearsome in manner as he was, he sent the worm away packed with ideas and phrases.
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WORDS RELATED TO FEARSOME

  • alarming
  • awful
  • chilling
  • creepy
  • dire
  • direful
  • disquieting
  • dreadful
  • eerie
  • fearful
  • fearsome
  • ghastly
  • ghoulish
  • grim
  • grisly
  • hair-raising
  • hellish
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • horrifying
  • macabre
  • morbid
  • ominous
  • petrifying
  • scary
  • spooky
  • terrible
  • terrifying
  • traumatic
  • unnerving
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