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IT'S A testament to the dreadfulness of their crime that the four December 16 rape- murder convicts are a hated lot in a jail that houses some of India's most notorious criminals.
NEIL LENNON knows he must cure Bolton of their dead-ball dreadfulness if they are to beat the drop.
He gives the illusion of dreadfulness and great wickedness, but he actually doesn't do anything that every single child in the world and their parents have not done.
So, even though we outgrew the stasis in management and workers, we still all sit around a table sharing ideas, brainstorming and problem solving together but taking the next step seemed causing dreadfulness to them.
Once more we will see performers of varying degrees of dreadfulness going through their tedious routines, a good many of them seeking to win favour with the audiences and judges by all means of heart-tugging ruses.
In the Late Notebooks he clarifies further: 'the will to simplify, to strengthen, to the visibility of happiness, to dreadfulness, the courage for psychological nakedness .
Oh, it goes on and on, delving more deeply into dreadfulness than you might have thought possible.
In addition, the "degree of dreadfulness (as determined by such features as the scale of its effects and the degree to which it affects 'innocent' bystanders .
She herself and her family are superbly, livingly written, empathy in the reader is full and so the sheer dreadfulness of the situation has enormous impact.
As Terry Eagleton puts it, Doctor Glas is "not about the dreadfulness of murder but the horror of repression" (2092).
There was almost a relief that we found out about Chris hacking my computer and all that dreadfulness.
There is an inevitable letting go; the pacing is no longer our own, and, in the case of the Thirteenth Symphony, the measured tempo speeds up as it goes along-becomes louder--reflecting the dreadfulness of Babi Yar as well as the tragedy of its being forgotten.