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horrendous

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2 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • a horrendous breach of good manners that should not escape censure

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“Horrendous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/horrendous. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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