Sentence Examples

  • He.s alive but a frightful mess, and we haven.t been able to identify him.
  • This fruitful region, however, was covered with villages till the frightful devastations of the 18th century; and even now it is, comparatively speaking, well cultivated.
  • The great blot on his memory is his cruelty, which at times was frightful, and showed itself in its full fierceness in the punishment of persons accused of witchcraft, soothsaying or magical practices.
  • Though the name sounds appealing, in practice a court of justice often has been frightful, meting out the kind of one-sided "justice" associated with lynch mobs and vigilantism.
  • Meantime, overseeing the other part of the ship, Captain Peleg ripped and swore astern in the most frightful manner.

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