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horrible

horrible Sentence Examples

  • He left the sentence hanging, as if it were too horrible to put into words.

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  • It was turning out to be a horrible day.

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  • A horrible thought burst unwanted into her mind.

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  • But I read about other horrible crimes and abductions where we never receive a tip.

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  • Martha sounded horrible on the phone.

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  • For one horrible long moment he was silent.

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  • What a horrible thought.

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  • She felt horrible: Mentally drained, hungry, disappointed she wasn't at the bottom of a cliff somewhere.

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  • The damage done to half her face caused horrible scarring that left her features lopsided and her skin knotted.

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  • I loathe these horrible roads, but I love the places they take you.

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  • It might have been you down in that horrible place.

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  • I can show you horrible things to make you take this seriously.

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  • What happened was horrible – for both of us, but we can't go back and change it.

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  • "Officer, this has been just a horrible morning," she started.

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  • I can't keep such horrible things to myself.

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  • A long time ago, there was a battle so horrible it threatened to destroy the whole universe.

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  • She felt horrible thinking it, but she was utterly relieved whoever it was on the beach, it wasn't Logan.

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  • If he had, something horrible had happened.

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  • In the autumn of the same year Kuttenberg was the scene of horrible atrocities.

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  • You're doing a horrible job.

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  • There was something horrible and bestial in the fleeting glance they threw at the riders and in the malevolent expression with which, after a glance at Kutuzov, the soldier with the sores immediately turned away and went on with what he was doing.

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  • When she saw an indistinct shape in the corner, and mistook his knees raised under the quilt for his shoulders, she imagined a horrible body there, and stood still in terror.

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  • God, this is a horrible dream!

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  • She felt more grounded as she stepped out of the horrible grey elevator onto a thick carpet of green.

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  • The conspirators, the chief of whom were Norman Leslie, master of Rothes, and William Kirkaldy of Grange, contrived to obtain admission at daybreak of the 29th of May 1546, and murdered the cardinal under circumstances of horrible mockery and atrocity.

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  • But to the generals, especially the foreign ones in the Russian army, who wished to distinguish themselves, to astonish somebody, and for some reason to capture a king or a duke--it seemed that now--when any battle must be horrible and senseless--was the very time to fight and conquer somebody.

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  • "Why can't I touch anyone else but you without seeing … horrible things?" she asked as the silence grew uncomfortable.

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  • The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.

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  • What a horrible life he'd lived, if this was the best it'd ever been for him!

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  • I might could buy the Annie Quincy look-alike scenario but to me, it's a hard sell to do something horrible like strangling yourself when you have a bottle of perfectly good sleeping pills a hand's reach away.

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  • By his tone, something was more wrong than the horrible costume.

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  • Half her face was knotted with horrible scars, the other half displaying skin close to the same shade as the white pillowcase beneath her.

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  • No wonder Alex couldn't put that horrible incident out of his mind.

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  • That was horrible! said the little princess, shrugging her shoulders.

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  • This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.

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  • The idea of something so horrible happening to him saddened her.

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  • She had a feeling it was a horrible inside joke.

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  • He fell silent, which she took as a horrible sign.

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  • Back to my boring life, my horrible job, my tiny apartment.

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  • War is not courtesy but the most horrible thing in life; and we ought to understand that and not play at war.

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  • A couple of blocks away, I crawled into a horrible alley and began to cry out.

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  • I've had a horrible day!

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  • During the next ten years (1560-1J70) terrible and horrible things happened in the realm of Muscovy.

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  • I tried to blank his horrible killings from my mind and concentrate on how I should react to him.

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  • She was a horrible liar, uncertain enough in her attempts that he assessed she didn't do it often.

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  • In his next two works, undoubtedly those most characteristically expressive of his peculiar strength, 'Tis Pity she's a Whore (acted c. 1626) and The Broken Heart (acted c. 1629), both printed in 1633 with the anogram of his name Fide Honor, he had found horrible situations which required dramatic explanation by intensely powerful motives.

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  • The Spanish volunteers committed horrible excesses in Havana and other places; the rebels also burned and killed indiscriminatingly, and the war became increasingly cruel and sanguinary.

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  • 029° - 1301), on the throne was only temporarily successful, and after a horrible eight years' civil war (1301-1308) the crown of St Stephen finally passed into the capable hands of Charles Robert of Naples.

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  • And the horror that had seized her when she touched him and convinced herself that that was not he, but something mysterious and horrible, seized her again.

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  • Even when peace was nominally in existence, war in its most horrible forms was actually being waged.

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  • When he spoke of the execution he wanted to pass over the horrible details, but Natasha insisted that he should not omit anything.

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  • When she went missing, I was suspected because of other horrible things I'd done to others.

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  • "It's a horrible pic of me," she added.

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  • They're in this horrible tiff right now.

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  • It was of her running and Darkyn tearing out her throat, after doing much more horrible things to her.

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  • Thousands of people suffering from bites from rabid animals, from all lands, have been treated in this institute, and the death-rate from this most horrible of all diseases has been reduced to less than i %.

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  • A horrible reign of terror ensued, in the course of which the ex-tsaritsa Eudoxia was dragged from her monastery and publicly tried for alleged adultery, while all who had in any way befriended Alexius were impaled, broken on the wheel and otherwise lingeringly done to death.

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  • She needed to get out of here, to warn him before the deity did something horrible to Gabriel.

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  • I'll tell you; it's horrible!

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  • He wanted to condemn the horrible things past-Death had done that resulted in an innocent human being thrown to the Dark One.

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  • Ethel, less than attractive in the best of times, looked horrible.

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  • The first day I was with them was the first day I didn't miss him something horrible.

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  • of England, ii.), that he joined in opposing the indulgence shown to Lord Strafford by Charles in dispensing with the more horrible parts of the sentence of death - an indulgence afterwards shown to Russell himself - is entirely unworthy of credence.

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  • This horrible outrage, which lasted more than an hour, happened, too, in the presence of numerous troops, drawn up in the Riddarhus Square, who made not the slightest effort to rescue the Riksmarskalk from his tormentors.

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  • But most probably this deity had another less abstract name, and the horrible worship offered in the one temple which he really had under the Incas, accorded with his true cosmic significance as the god of the subterranean fire.

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  • But the legend cannot be justified when the facts are compared with the slaughter of the Seven Years' War, of Napoleon's battles, the Crimea, and the American Civil War, or with the horrible punishment of von Wedell's brigade (38th) only two days before.

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  • His first tractate (1535, first printed 1627) is directed against the "horrible and gross blasphemy of John of Leiden" - though the genuineness of this tract has been doubted.

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  • The later years of Francis's reign were noteworthy for the horrible massacre of the Waldenses and the martyrdom of fourteen from the group of Meaux, who were burnt alive in 1546.

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  • They treated the people with horrible barbarity, so that the conscience of Europe was aroused, and England under Cromwell called on the Protestant powers to join in remonstrance to the duke of Savoy and the French king.

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  • All this time he was in hiding in cellars and sewers, where he was attacked by a horrible skin disease, tended only by the woman Simonne Evrard, who remained true to him.

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  • Eric at first offered a stout resistance and won two victories; but on the 17th of September the dukes stood before Stockholm, and Eric, after surrendering Gdran Persson to the horrible vengeance of his enemies, himself submitted, and resigned the crown.

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  • It was suppressed in an hour's time by the tsar's troops, of whom only one man was mortally wounded; and the horrible vengeance (September - October 1698) which Peter on his return to Russia wreaked upon the captive musketeers was due not to any actual fear of these antiquated warriors, but to his consciousness that behind them stood the reactionary majority of the nation who secretly sympathized with, though they durst not assist, the rebels.

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  • For the next two years all Hungary was convulsed by a horrible civil war, during which the unhappy young king, who fought for his heritage to the last with desperate valour, was driven from one end of his kingdom to the other like a hunted beast.

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  • Another horrible sacrifice was regularly demanded by Phoenician religion: women sacrificed their virginity at the shrines of Astarte in the belief that they thus propitiated the goddess and won her favour (Frazer, ibid.

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  • He became torpid, bloated and horrible to look at.

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  • often after horrible tortures.

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  • His career is said to have been marked by some horrible caprices similar to those of his father.

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  • A horrible fate awaited those who had shut thelnselves up in the Barkukia.

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  • Suffolk, in his defence on the 13th of March, denied them as false, untrue and too horrible to speak more of.

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  • For they run to suffer punishments, no matter how horrible, as if to a banquet; so that if you take that as a test either of the truth of doctrine or of their certitude of grace, you would easily conclude that in no other sect is to be found a faith so true or grace so certain.

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  • 25, &c.), and subject the temple of God to a horrible devastation ((380¦uyµa T'js Ep7 7 u .)o €ws).

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  • Owing to this, as well as to the entire lack of proper sanitary customs among the people, the horrible condition of sewerage and the prevalence of yellow fever (first brought to Havana, it is thought, in 1761, from Vera Cruz), the reputation of the city as regards health was long very bad.

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  • On the 8th of July, King Ferdinand arrived from Palermo, and the state trials, conducted in the most arbitrary fashion, resulted in wholesale butchery; hundreds of persons were executed, including some of the best men in the veng g country, such as the philosopher Mario Pagano, the scientist Cirillo, Manthone, the minister of war under the republic, Massa, the defender of Castel dell' Uovo, and Ettore Caraffa, the defender of Pescara, who had been captured by treachery, while thousands of others were immured in horrible dungeons or exiled.

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  • Horrible mental depression and melancholia are present, and there may be hallucinations of vision and hearing passing into violent delirium.

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  • This horrible crime raised the whole Moslem world against them.

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  • In spite of Dunstan's reforms at the end of the 10th century, the Norman Lanfranc found so many wedded priests that he dared not decree their separation; and when his successor St Anselm attempted to go further, this seemed a perilous novelty even to so distinguished an ecclesiastic as Henry of Huntingdon, who wrote: "About Michaelmas of this same year (1102) Archbishop Anselm held a council in London, wherein he forbade wives to the English priesthood, heretofore not forbidden; which seemed to some a matter of great purity, but to others a perilous thing, lest the clergy, in striving after a purity too great for human strength, should fall into horrible impurity, to the extreme dishonour of the Christian name" (lib.

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  • The blind kings gradual revelation, under horrible torture, of the place of concealment of his several jewels and treasures, and his deportation and death (of the injuries thus received, at Damghan, en route to Mazandaran), must be classed among the darkest records of Oriental history.

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  • Beardless and shrivelled, writes Sir John Malcolm, it resembled that of an aged and wrinkled woman, and the expression of his countenance, at no time pleasant, was horrible when clouded, as it very often was, with indignation.

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  • Charged with the murder of a holy saiyid, his hands were cut off and his tongue was plucked out, as part of the horrible punishment inflicted on him.

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  • It developed into an engine of horrible oppression, and as such was repugnant to the feelings of a free people.

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  • The capture of Paris by the Burgundians on the 29th of May 1418 was followed by a series of horrible massacres of the Armagnacs; and in July Duke John and Isabeau, who assumed the title of regent, entered Paris.

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  • In 1563 was issued from the press of John Day the first English edition of the Actes and Monuments of these latter and perillous Dayes, touching matters of the Church, wherein are comprehended and described the great Persecution and horrible Troubles that have been wrought and practised by the Romishe Prelates, speciallye in this Realme of England and Scotland, from the yeare of our Lorde a thousande to the time now present.

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  • Villains, over whose fate the reader rejoices, are put down as victims of vile treason, and those who dealt with them as he would have been glad to do are subjected to horrible executions without one word of sympathy.

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  • He had long been an eager seeker after salvation and was not fully satisfied as to his own " conversion " until an experience in his last year in college, when he lost his feeling that the election of some to salvation and of others to eternal damnation was " a horrible doctrine," and reckoned it " exceedingly pleasant, bright and sweet.

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  • Yet it was long before he ceased to be tormented by an impulse which urged him to utter words of horrible impiety in the pulpit.'

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  • Images came crowding on his mind faster than he could put them into words, quagmires and pits, steep hills, dark and horrible glens, soft vales, sunny pastures, a gloomy castle, of which the courtyard was strewn with the skulls and bones of murdered prisoners, a town all bustle and splendour, like London on the Lord Mayor's Day, and the narrow path, straight as a rule could make it, running on up hill and down hill, through city and through wilderness, to the Black River and the Shining Gate.

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  • Returning to the Zambezi in the beginning of 1863, he found that the desolation caused by the slave trade was more horrible and widespread than ever.

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  • This is the solitary record of his youth; we hear nothing more till, in his twenty-ninth year, it is related that, driving to his pleasure-grounds one day, he was struck by the sight of a man utterly broken down by age, on another occasion by the sight of a man suffering from a loathsome disease, and some months after by the horrible sight of a decomposing corpse.

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  • Immediately after the sack of Lawrence, John Brown and a small band murdered and mutilated five pro-slavery men, on Pottawatomie Creek; a horrible deed, showing a new spirit on the freestate side, and of ghastly consequence - for it contributed powerfully to widen further the licence of highway robbery, pillage and arson, the ruin of homes, the driving off of settlers, marauding expeditions, attacks on towns, outrages in short of every kind, that made the following months a welter of lawlessness and crime, until Governor Geary - by putting himself above all partisanship, repudiating Missouri, and using Federal troops put an end to them late in 1856.

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  • There were a few preliminary outbreaks of rebellion, which were suppressed with vigour and punished with horrible cruelty.

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  • The story of her tragedy is still one of the most horrible and mysterious pages in English history.

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  • This horrible outrage naturally created indignation in France, and it unfortunately became plain that the conspiracy had been hatched in England, and that the bombs had been manufactured in Birmingham.

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  • His horrible career ended with the fall of Robespierre and the terrorists on the 9th Thermidor.

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  • Disease and famine; crushing imposts and extortions; official debasement of the currency; bankruptcy; state prisons; religious and political inquisition; suppression of all institutions for the safe-guarding of rights; tyranny by the intendants; royal, feudal and clerical oppression burdening every faculty and every necessary of life; monstrous and incurable luxury; the horrible drama of poison; the twofold adultery of Madame de Montespan; and the narrow bigotry of Madame de Maintenon-~--all concurred to make the end of the reign a sad contrast with the splendour of its beginning.

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  • At Vercelli Dolcino suffered a horrible punishment.

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  • Siegfried, to be sure, is buried with all the pomp of medieval Catholic rites; but Kriemhild, while praying for his soul like a good Christian, plots horrible vengeance like her pagan prototype.

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  • She said she had forgiven him for those horrible months when he had denied his own child and accused her of infidelity.

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  • "Why can't I touch anyone else but you without seeing … horrible things?" she asked as the silence grew uncomfortable.

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  • Makes people horrible deals that screw them over for eternity?

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  • The night was a blur in her mind, a combination of strange, fuzzy dreams about blood and tossing and turning from the horrible fever.

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  • It smelled horrible, probably because of the blood-soaked second bedroom.

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  • I loathe these horrible roads, but I love the places they take you," then, remembering their destination, she added, "on most trips."

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  • During the short drive to Lydia Larkin's quarters, Dean's brain pounded with the question of the siren that preceded the horrible accident—and his glimpse of a white vehicle.

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  • What happened was horrible – for both of us, but we can't go back and change it.

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  • "I thought … I saw you .. and the phone I kept calling and calling and you didn't … at the beach and I did something so horrible you'll hate me…" She half-babbled, half-sobbed.

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  • If you try to take it, your death will be the most horrible I devise yet.

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  • Sister Claire bitched at the weatherman and anyone else she could blame for 'this horrible stuff ' while shooting daggers at Jerome Shipton and pretending Fred O'Connor hadn't been born.

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  • She was a horrible guardian.

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  • My job gave me a horrible feeling of wearing the wrong shaped skin every day.

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  • It is very common, in fact quite normal, for people to experience emotional aftershocks when they have passed through a horrible event.

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  • I felt the same horrible anticipation, too, of an imminent smash.

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  • To smell horrible and be in close contact with other people is extremely antisocial.

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  • I also have atrophy scarring on both arms which looks horrible due to long term steroid cream use.

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  • awkward pause, a dreary pause, a horrible pause.

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  • The settlement's chaplain reported " instances, many instances, of horrible barbarity " against the slaves.

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  • MORE » Ireland ' History ', as the back-cover blurb reminds us, ' has never been so horrible!

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  • I have given the Norton two stars because it isn't completely horrible (it's hard to completely botch Shakespeare ).

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  • bounced back from a horrible defeat to sink the Royal Navy.

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  • BSE crisis - the madness of the profit system EIGHTY PEOPLE have died a horrible death.

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  • It will get rid of that horrible left hand carb.

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  • chicory essence - and it was horrible.

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  • Aren't you glad there are laws to protect children from working in horrible conditions?

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  • In that attack NATO forces used cluster bombs that caused horrible injuries.

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  • crawled through a narrow twisty tunnel full of horrible surprises.

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  • crybout noon we were startled by sharp cries of agony, and looking round, I saw Owen writhing in the most horrible convulsions.

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  • For this further desecration, the villain is executed in the most horrible manner.

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  • Isnt it horrible da way dey Claim murdering ppl as if they r proud of it!

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  • The most horrible car I have ever had the displeasure to drive!

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  • From the open door there reeked a horrible poisonous exhalation which set us gasping and coughing.

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  • Iâve got a horrible feeling they would sell me on to a bigger group and I would not have a say in it.

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  • fermented mare 's milk, which is horrible, is the number one drink, the champagne of Mongolia.

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  • I have very frizzy horrible hair that needs straightening all the time and this causes me so much pain.

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  • I often wondered what life would be like if only I get these horrible gremlins out of my head.

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  • horrible to see Blair backing him on this.

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  • My hair is starting to feel truly horrible: I am in desperate need of a shampoo!

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  • Marvelous and utterly horrible, all at the same time.

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  • Their demons were absolutely horrible, which being decoded means they were marvelously chilling to the spine.

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  • It's Monday, which is pretty horrible in itself.

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  • The alternatives of trapping or poisoning are equally horrible for the hares and are far more indiscriminate.

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  • There would be a rather horrible note of mockery in telling us something of which we can make nothing.

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  • People don't necessarily have to say something horrible.

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  • You wouldn't do anything horrible like that, would you?

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  • horrible mess of Iraq.

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  • horrible feeling of wearing the wrong shaped skin everyday.

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  • horrible stench filled the car.

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  • horrible nightmares.

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  • horrible smell is spilling out.

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  • horrible fate.

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  • I feel healthier, and my kids no longer smell horrible - thats the kind of thing you don't notice until you stop.

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  • She gave me some herbal medicine and although it tasted horrible, it worked after the first week.

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  • Dad is currently toying with the idea of setting up a vast caravan site at Shearwater - which sounds horrible to me ears.

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  • Oh, I feel horrible now, still I expect you know what I mean!

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  • humanitarianism with the horrible modern abyss between the souls of the rich and poor.

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  • Mysterious Skin A teenage hustler and a young man, obsessed with alien abductions, cross paths discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

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  • The '600 ' variant was a horrible kludge that ran MS-DOS and is best avoided.

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  • Michael Brown was extremely fortunate to escape with only a yellow card for a horrible two-footed lunge on Giggs.

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  • His wrists had horrible big manacles round them and I think they must have hurt because his skin looked raw and was bleeding.

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  • Moreso, if #2 is claimed then you have a horrible time explaining away exceptions (like Italians winning Olympic marathons ).

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  • Having had a double mastectomy a few years ago, the recurrence of breast cancer was a horrible blow.

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  • It was her usual effort of soggy chips and even soggier fish that had all sort of merged together into one horrible gooey mess.

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  • The US and Britain made a horrible mess of Iraq.

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  • We had a wander around town and then a horrible time attempting to rescue the dialup networking on my Dad's windows 98 box.

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  • Perhaps he was distracted by the horrible noises being made by the pump and drains at that end of the pitch.

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  • I've never eaten a whole olive all by itself: I had part of a black one once, but it was horrible.

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  • paranoia speaking, that's exactly what this horrible group of managers is like.

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  • There was an awkward pause, a dreary pause, a horrible pause.

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  • ponceran the first horrible slotted drop blind - no poncing about.

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  • reeked a horrible poisonous exhalation which set us gasping and coughing.

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  • The strike from the scythe had burned some strange runes onto milord Theo, which he told us gave him " a horrible feeling.

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  • Previously in the day Tobes had bought some horrible salami that I just couldn't eat and the bread tasted of plastic?

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  • scarify in this horrible way.

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  • Written in charming, childlike scrawl, the mousemat delightfully proclaims ' A very nice mousemat for horrible yukky work ' .

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  • My enemies have concentrated since winter 1995/96 on throwing a particularly horrible sexual slander against me.

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  • Well, have to have something nice to think about whilst picking the horrible slugs off your brassicas!

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  • It's horrible stuff when it gets all sodden with sweat.

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  • spandex trousers making a horrible din.

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  • spicy sauces to disguise the horrible taste.

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  • The bodywork was abbreviated, the engine was visible, the seat was horrible perhaps Willie G found a kindred spirit.

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  • They'd be making a horrible mistake, but they would not be violating a statute.

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  • I was still a few miles from Mere, when a horrible stench filled the car.

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  • stooping to pick up horrible, slobbery ten £ 9.99 More details Reel Dog Hours of fishing fun with a canine twist!

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  • SB did get sulk once because the others ' were being horrible to her ' - or some such.

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  • televise pros by telephone until cards were horrible televising any round-robin.

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  • Even under these horrible tortures, Victor Jara magnificently sang a portion of the song of the Popular Unity party.

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  • The movie feels so unrelenting, so horrible, because of the organic, naturalistic way that Hooper films the action.

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  • Good Friday is not only about the horrible death of Jesus - it is also about the totally unselfish love of God.

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  • A volume might be written on Orlando di Lasso's art of so crossing the voices as to render possible successions of chords which, on a keyed instrument where such crossing cannot be expressed, would be a horrible series of consecutive fifths; the beauty of the device consisting in the extreme simplicity of the chords, combined with the novelty due to the fact that these chords cannot be produced by any ordinary means without incorrectness.

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  • And these writers delight to paint with minuteness the horrible tortures to which he was exposed and the marvellous actions which the saint performed at his death.

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  • Ford by no means stood alone among English dramatists in his love of abnormal subjects; but few were so capable of treating them sympathetically, and yet without that reckless grossness or extravagance of expression which renders the morally repulsive aesthetically intolerable, or converts the horrible into the grotesque.

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  • This horrible sect, which was founded by one Selivanov in the last quarter of the 18th century, seems to have a morbid attraction for people of all classes in Russia, and all the efforts of the government have not succeeded in stamping it out (see SK0PTSI).

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  • in the Cisalpine Republic. To the subtle tenacity of Cobenzl he opposed a masterful violence: he checkmated the Directors, when they sought to thwart him in this and in other directions, by sending in once more his resignation with a letter in which he accused them of "horrible ingratitude."

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  • 029° - 1301), on the throne was only temporarily successful, and after a horrible eight years' civil war (1301-1308) the crown of St Stephen finally passed into the capable hands of Charles Robert of Naples.

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  • Diogo Lopes escaped through the gratitude of a beggar to whom he had formerly done a kindness; but Coelho and Gonzales were executed, with horrible tortures, in the very presence of the king.

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  • Having made careful investigations, Gladstone, on the 7th of April 1851, addressed an open letter to Lord Aberdeen, bringing an elaborate, detailed and horrible indictment against the rulers of Naples, especially as regards the arrangements of their prisons and the treatment of persons confined in them for political offences.

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  • He alleged that he was beginning to have a horrible misgiving that his marriage with Catherine had been invalid, perhaps downright " incestuous.

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  • Even at Stonehenge, the oldest relic of prehistoric religion in England, where we picture in imagination the worship of the rising sun, nature worship degraded to a horrible depth by human sacrifice, we find struggling for expression the idea of a corporate religious life.

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  • Incarceration was no doubt practised by irresponsible masters, regardless of personal rights, callous to the sufferings of their victims, to which death by starvation or horrible neglect was a welcome relief.

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  • But Ibn Zobair refused, and the Medinians, of whom the majority probably had never before seen a prince's court, however simple, were only confirmed in their rancour against Yazid, and told many horrible tales about his profligacy, that he hunted and held wild orgies with Bedouin sheikhs, and had no religion.

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  • His imperfect signature to his confession of this date, consisting only of his Christian name and written in a faint and trembling hand, is probably a ghastly testimony to the severity of the torture ("per grad us ad ima") which James had ordered to be applied if he would not otherwise confess and the "gentler tortures" were unavailing, - a horrible practice unrecognized by the law of England, but usually employed and justified at this time in cases of treason to obtain information.

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  • Sometimes his commands are merely presumptuous; sometimes as when, for example, he preaches crusades against Christians for purely secular reasonsthey are the most horrible form of blasphemy.

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  • Of these formulae '(chosen because illustrated by Greek heroic legends) - (I) is a sanction of barbarous nuptial etiquette; (2) is an obvious ordinary incident; (3) is moral, and both (3) and (1) may pair off with all the myths of the origin of death from the infringement of a taboo or sacred command; (4) would naturally occur wherever, as on the West Coast of Africa, human victims have been offered to sharks or other beasts; (5) the story of flight from a horrible crime, occurs in some stellar myths, and is an easy and natural invention; (6) flight from wizard father or husband, is found in Bushman and Namaqua myth, where the husband is an elephant; (7) success of youngest brother, may have been an explanation and sanction of " tungsten-recht " - Maui in New Zealand is an example, and Herodotus found the story among the Scythians; (8) the bride given to successful adventurer, is consonant with heroic manners as late as Homer; (9) is no less consonant with the belief that beasts have human sentiments and supernatural powers; (to) the " strong man," is found among Eskimo and Zulus, and was an obvious invention when strength was the most admired of qualities; (II) the baffled ogre, is found among Basques and Irish, and turns on a form of punning which inspires an " ananzi " story in West Africa; (12) descent into Hades, is the natural result of the savage conception of Hades, and the tale is told of actual living people in the Solomon Islands and in New Caledonia; Eskimo Angekoks can and do descend into Hades - it is the prerogative of the necromantic magician; (13) " the false bride," found among the Zulus, does not permit of such easy explanation - naturally, in Zululand, the false bride is an animal; (14) the bride accused of bearing be 1st-children, has already been disposed of; the belief is inevitable where no distinction worth mentioning is taken between men and animals.

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  • It was all very simple and horrible.

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  • He could not stop what was going on before him and around him and was supposed to be directed by him and to depend on him, and from its lack of success this affair, for the first time, seemed to him unnecessary and horrible.

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  • The strike from the scythe had burned some strange runes onto milord Theo, which he told us gave him a horrible feeling.

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  • Previously in the day Tobes had bought some horrible salami that I just could n't eat and the bread tasted of plastic?

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  • When his real character comes out, his face starts to sag and melt and scarify in this horrible way.

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  • When he went to Bed Bath & Beyond and fell asleep he had a horrible cough and a scratchy voice.

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  • Written in charming, childlike scrawl, the mousemat delightfully proclaims ' A very nice mousemat for horrible yukky work '.

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  • This song seemed to be aimed at one of those horrible self-centered men that I have heard about !

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  • Swarms of horrible flies, presumably attracted by pools of cow shit sprayed all over the road by our nice farmers.

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  • Well, have to have something nice to think about whilst picking the horrible slugs off your brassicas !

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  • It 's horrible stuff when it gets all sodden with sweat.

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  • Now it implies tattooed men with perms and spandex trousers making a horrible din.

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  • Cooks would use spicy sauces to disguise the horrible taste.

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  • My boots made a loud, horrible squelching sound with each step.

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  • They 'd be making a horrible mistake, but they would not be violating a statute.

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  • No more stooping to pick up horrible, slobbery ten £ 9.99 More details Reel Dog Hours of fishing fun with a canine twist !

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  • If the pros by telephone until cards were horrible televising any round-robin.

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  • But no such luck. * * * I woke at half past midnight after a horrible nightmare.

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  • Instead, Huston just pulls this horrible wide-eyed, open-mouthed expression for 90% of his scenes.

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  • Of all horrible religions the most horrible is the worship of the god within.

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  • The old Deptford Power Station site is now the horrible Millenium Key yuppie development - see here for some earlier pictures.

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  • For example, do you often wake up with horrible back pain, even though you were fine when you went to bed?

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  • We are trying to find a reason why my cat is having these horrible ear problems.

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  • In this situation, the cause of divorce makes the couple feel horrible about their spouse and even themselves.

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  • If he doesn't give up, you can make a solid statement that it's not helping your child to hear him say such horrible things about his mother.

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  • He may take his father's side and then you have two people working against you, or he may become depressed and confused because he doesn't understand why you are saying such horrible things about someone he loves so much.

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  • The result is paint that looks and lasts like standard paint but is safer for your indoor air quality - plus, instead of that horrible paint smell, your house will smell like a milkshake!

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  • I don't wear much makeup, just some mascara and a tiny bit of cover up, but I look horrible!

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  • As if the horrible event wasn't bad enough to experience once, you find yourself reliving it multiple times.

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  • Don't cheat on people, it's a horrible thing to do to someone you're supposed to care about.

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  • I used to work in public health and I've seen horrible cases of infected tattoos because of dirty needles.

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  • THAT IS A HORRIBLE REASON TO GET A TATTOO.

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  • I know that sounds horrible, but you get my drift, don't you?

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  • Even if they are not into bad behavior, such as alcohol and drugs, you may have to say horrible things about people, even if you don't want to do it.

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  • Instead of you joining the pack, they will leave you behind, scarred and feeling horrible about yourself.

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  • It will hurt, you will feel horrible, but when they stop, you will be so glad that you didn't give in.

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  • Having to deal with horrible conditions on the street is just one of many things that could happen to a teenage runaway.

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  • She told me that she asked the DJ to stop the karaoke because the singers were horrible.

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  • I wondered if that's why Monet painted the way he did, because he had horrible eyesight.

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  • All four of us took turns saying horrible things about the place when the waiter would walk by.

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  • Luckily Chris Rock was on Comedy Central and we were able to forget about how horrible the room was.

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  • Life doesn't have to feel so horrible; you can get help to stop the pain of depression.

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  • This is why you might experience depression symptoms without something horrible happening to you.

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  • Even when there isn't a specific solution, understanding why this horrible situation happened can help you develop a different perception and change your feelings toward it.

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  • The "Quitters flu", as many people refer to it, can make you feel down right horrible.

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  • Jerry Seinfeld offered a statement to smooth the waters and identify that the offensive comments Richards made were "a horrible, horrible mistake."

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  • Several fans on the scene told press that Spears looked "horrible."

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  • Some celebs look okay, others look horrible while others still look great, like Kate Hudson and Uma Thurman.

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  • Not that medical science has determined all of the horrible health problems that can come from smoking, it's no longer as cool as it once was to be a smoker.

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  • Some cultures believe that the canine apparitions were people in life, who were so horrible that they have been condemned to roam the earth as the ghostly hounds in death.

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  • This may sound horrible, but why did they do this?

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  • We will continue to have horrible times such as our pet food and toy recalls, which they have seemed to keep very quiet from the media.

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  • Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture.

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  • There was either a horrible "Chubbies" section of a store or some larger sizes tucked in the dark recesses of a department.

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  • This nightmare situation continued after Ryan's death on October 7, 2003, when his father, after clicking on his son's saved links, found months of horrible messages directed to Ryan.

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  • For The Angry Video Game Nerd, retro video games may provide a source of entertainment, but they're also a source of frustration and material for extended rants on how horrible they are.

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  • But now I feel obligated to inform you of a game so horrible, so copycat, and so laughable, that you'll wonder why it wasn't burned at the stake.

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  • The audio is standard chit-chatter, nothing special, but nothing horrible either.

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  • Then he goes and takes command of a flying castle that spreads the horrible disease.

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  • They weren't horrible or anything like that, but they really didn't add anything to the overall experience.

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  • There's red, yellow, and green, with red being horrible and green being the best, naturally.

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  • Using the gravity gun, you have to use anything in sight to make a pathway to follow, as stepping on the sand calls for the horrible sand monstrosities.

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  • Harry is mysteriously selected at a competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament and must confront horrible foes and finally confront Voldemort himself.

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  • The gunshots and explosions don't sound horrible, but I've heard far better.

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  • Goro's successor, Kintaro is another Shokan warrior with four arms and a horrible temper (but he has no direct relation to Goro).

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  • By the time the units arrived in the US the interest in video games had almost completely faded, resulting in Radar Scope being a horrible flop.

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  • Due to his heroic actions by saving the Sultan's castle from destruction, the Prince has opened up a rift in time, and unleashed the Dahaka, a horrible, mystical beast who intends to kill him.

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  • Due to his heroic actions by saving the Sultan's castle from destruction, the Prince has opened up a rift in time and unleashed the Dahaka, a horrible, mystical beast who intends to kill him.

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  • I found the Graphics in this Ridge Racer installment to be horrible.

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  • You are a scared, freaked out little boy of a man, trying to survive this horrible episode.

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  • They enter one land that is being overrun by wars and famine and a horrible plague.

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  • Gabe and his partner Lian Xing discover a number of horrible victims splayed on the landscape of a Nepal village.

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  • The gimmick of those clips and the rest of the nudity didn't hide the fact the gameplay was horrible and BMX XXX quickly faded onto the lists of Worst Games of the Century.

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  • The game was still horrible, with lackluster bike controls and poor graphics.

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  • If you loved a game and are lusting after the sequel, but the reviewers all hate it, it's time to visit one of these places so you can get your fix without the horrible aftertaste of "Ewwww, I actually own this piece of sequelized crap!"

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  • Everyone knows about the horrible years in the early 80's that almost killed the industry.

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  • Epinions user IchBenYoda says the he has "had problems with battery life" and that the "Internet browser is horrible.

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  • Trash lying around in your home whether or not it's an open or tied bag is horrible for the chi flow.

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  • Birth can be a difficult time, but it doesn't have to be horrible.

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  • In a recent Los Angeles Times interview, Gwen told fans, "I'm really horrible with secrets.

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  • Cross told Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America that she has been suffering from horrible morning sickness.

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  • Even though finding the top Christmas gifts for men might seem like a horrible task, it is possible to make things simple.

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  • SpiritHalloween.com features an adorably horrible, green fur Grinch costume for dogs complete with the grump's classic red and white jacket and Santa hat.

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  • He told me he felt horrible, that he knew he lied to me, and that this fact disturbed him.

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  • He said I thought you were cool, but your not and your parents are horrible.

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  • Your ex will feel horrible and will likely take longer to get over the relationship.

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  • Bringing two opposites together can either be really great or really horrible.

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  • After a horrible weeping fit, Alice sees the bottle and shrinks herself again, only to find herself adrift in a sea of her own tears.

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  • Drive to the desert and start a new civilization, hoping that our horrible, horrible mistakes will not be repeated.

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  • Often, people who have had a service are most likely to point out what is great--and horrible--about it.

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  • The father begins to proceed in a violent path, a young child begins to see horrible events and everything else goes wrong for this nuclear family.

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  • Rainy evenings along this stretch of Mississippi highway remain touched by the horrible events of that night long ago.

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  • Years later, the artist, now rich and famous, had forgotten all about the horrible apparition and where his missing hand may have gone.

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  • Two months later, after neighbors complained of a horrible smell coming from the house, his body was found at the bottom of the stairs with a broken neck.

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  • Boston stockbroker Thomas Larson wrote Friday the Thirteenth, a book about a horrible businessman who attempted to crash the stock market on that date.

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  • The first public reaction to these attacks in Puerto Rico was that the mysterious and deadly creature was some horrible form of vampire. that was attacking livestock and other small animals as its form of sustenance instead of humans.

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  • Ok, that doesn't count for all sandals because there are some horrible ones out there that even a Victoria's Secret model couldn't make look good.

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  • The idea of ordinariness being made into fodder for television is strangely appealing, mainly because the characters provide such exaggerated, well-portrayed views of just how horrible (and, much less commonly, wonderful) life can be.

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  • A hairstyle that flatters your friend's round face may very well look horrible on your long, angular face.

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  • Look horrible in green, but stunning in yellow?

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  • When it comes to horrible reality shows this one is near the top.

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  • The Bachelor has enough troubles as it is with its horrible track record of couples staying together.

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  • Before the start of his second year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter is warned that a horrible plot has been planned against him.

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  • Ghosts can be horrible, ghosts can be funny.

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  • They visited Infant Island and asked the Shobijin people for help, but were refused several times until Junko delivered a moving speech and inspired everyone to help save Japan from the horrible monster Godzilla.

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  • The young Mothra larvae returned to Infant Island with the Shobijin people, and Japan was once again saved from the horrible fate that Godzilla had in store for it.

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  • Although it sounds horrible, it's not uncommon to have a fungal infection of the skin that causes or resembles a rash.

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  • He encouraged students to teach their friends about the horrible events that took place during the holocaust, and he advised students to remain vigilant and proactive in order to prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again.

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  • The fear of human rights organizations across the world was that any isolation and secrecy in the midst of open warfare could promote horrible human rights violations and abuses.

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  • God, that was horrible.

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