Sentence Examples


  • She looked up to find both hideous beasts staring at her, drooling.
  • The Indian fox (Vulpes bengalensis) is comparatively rare, but the jackal (C. aureus) abounds everywhere, making night hideous by its never-to-be-forgotten yells.
  • In March 1897 he recapitulated the hideous history in an open letter to the duke of Westminster.
  • The growing ferocity of the Terror appeared more hideous as the dangers threatening the government receded.
  • Penal codes depended rather upon shorter and more cruel methods; the scaffold was in constant use, with all manner of physical pain, torture before and after sentence, shameful exposure, hideous mutilation, exile, selling into bondage as slaves.