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noun as in bad dream or experience


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On the downside, it rewards them with fodder for nightmares.

“I thought it was about revolution,” Romero says when discussing his film in Nightmares in Red, White and Blue.

“I have nightmares about him throwing his body over the railings on the catwalk,” she said.

And what the Latvians found was beyond their worst nightmares.

The vision of this terrible night would visit my nightmares for many years.

New York is like one of those nightmares a certain class of writers project and label 'Earth in the Year 2000.'

It was enough to give a man nightmares, to watch that line of High-Pockets Joneses advancing across an open composing-room.

With such a faculty Balzac could not be, like Edgar Poe, merely a narrator of nightmares.

Why this horrible persecution that dug into the depths of his own nightmares to haunt him?

It does not belong to the commonplace world; it is of such stuff as dreams, including nightmares, are made of.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightmares, such as: horror, ordeal, fantasy, hallucination, dream, and vision.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.