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awful (s):
causing fear or dread or terror
Samples
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.
a fearful howling.
horrendous explosions shook the city.
a terrible curse

Related Words: dreadterrible
awful (s):
exceptionally bad or displeasing
Samples
atrocious taste.
abominable workmanship.
an awful voice.
dreadful manners.
a painful performance.
terrible handwriting.
an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

Related Words: dreadfulterrible
awful (s):
inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
Samples
New York is an amazing city.
the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight.
the awesome complexity of the universe.
this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.
Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent
awful (a):
offensive or even (of persons) malicious
Samples
in a nasty mood.
a nasty accident.
a nasty shock.
a nasty smell.
a nasty trick to pull.
Will he say nasty things at my funeral?

Related Words: nasty
awful (s):
extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
Samples
in a frightful hurry.
spent a frightful amount of money

Related Word: terrible
awful (s):
inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
Samples
awed by the silence.
awful worshippers with bowed heads
awful (r):
used as intensifiers
Samples
terribly interesting.
I'm awful sorry
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