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Other properties aim to appeal to travelers by promoting safe indoor activities when the weather outside is frightful.
She looked from the picture to her daughter, with a frightful glare, in their before mild aspect.
The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But, though defeated, he showed his spirit by keeping up a frightful barking.
Most of the young fellows around here are in the Army, and the older men are frightful old fossils.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Till lately they have died in a proportion frightful compared with their numbers.
Lise, who is more or less in years, in trying to render a young woman ridiculous, has changed so much as to become frightful.
No doubt a considerable number of species of animals and plants perished before this frightful invasion.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The Indian Ocean, meanwhile, swarmed with pirates of whose rapacity and cruelty frightful stories were told.
A great part of this region is an arid and frightful desert; but the more favored portions are extremely fertile.

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