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dread

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But when I had written it, it seemed so dreadfully stiff that I had to put a little beginning and end of my own, which seemed to brighten it up a good deal.
Long after the voice had died away they still stared in silence, dreadfully, before them.
He groaned, too, as if frightened, and the wings creaked dreadfully because the Wizard had forgotten to oil them; but they kept fairly good time with the wings of the buggy, so that they made excellent progress from the start.
Then the King understood that he had been tricked, and he was dreadfully angry.
This frightened him dreadfully, and away he ran to the back door; but there the dog jumped up and bit him in the leg; and as he was crossing over the yard the ass kicked him; and the cock, who had been awakened by the noise, crowed with all his might.
He knew what was coming and was dreadfully frightened, but in his fright there was a certain exultation.
Think of the birds in extreme cold THIS dreadfully cold dry weather is a death sentence for many of our wild birds.
It reflects dreadfully on chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn.
We are living in a dreadfully violent society at the moment so it would be nice to have some form of escapism into our sitting rooms instead of this awful trend in so many TV programmes to keep portraying so much violence.
LABOUR'S Yvette Cooper is renowned for her courtesy and civilised debate - so the former Cabinet Minister's call for an end to the appallingly vicious abuse and dreadfully personal name-calling inside her own party deserves heeding.
It is dreadfully sad that those responsible didn't act sooner.
SUNDAY was just the culmination of a dreadfully dull and boring season for us.