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How to sign: causing fear or dread or terror
"the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; ";
How to sign: grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
"subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry";