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synonyms for horrifying

  • alarm
  • appall
  • daunt
  • disgust
  • dismay
  • frighten
  • intimidate
  • outrage
  • petrify
  • shake
  • shock
  • sicken
  • terrify
  • affright
  • consternate
  • terrorize
  • chill off
  • scare to death
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antonyms for horrifying

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  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • gladden
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
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How to use horrifying in a sentence

Her face was horrifying with its intensity of pathetic regret.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
Jack the Ripper was a fiend in human form that was killing women continually in the most horrifying manner and in cold blood.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
The execution of the Duc d'Enghien was so horrifying to Chateaubriand that he forthwith resigned his appointments.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Somehow, telling it to someone else, it seemed at once even less real but more horrifying as a possible danger to Jill.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
I have never heard a more horrifying scream than that which he uttered.
THE HAUNTING OF LOW FENNELSAX ROHMER
At first it was horrifying to Neale to have some one depending on him!
ROUGH-HEWNDOROTHY CANFIELD
You have the hoping habit, and your hopes about other people are really horrifying.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
The world offered nothing but the most horrifying possibilities to me.
BILTMORE OSWALDJ. THORNE SMITH, JR.
And at once the trio fled the 'cursed spot and brought the horrifying news to Anderson Crow.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Trennahan had given her more than one glimpse of his past, and it had appalled without horrifying or repulsing her.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO HORRIFYING

  • appalling
  • awful
  • bad
  • beastly
  • detestable
  • disgusting
  • dreadful
  • execrable
  • foul
  • godawful
  • grody
  • gross
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • horrifying
  • icky
  • loathsome
  • noisome
  • obscene
  • repulsive
  • rotten
  • sickening
  • terrible
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