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Just like bears, they seem to spend the last months of the year hibernating in the warmth of their homes, dreading the very thought of setting a single foot outside.The hottest gifts to buy for the friend who’s always cold|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
That shock has passed, and in its place creeps a nihilistic dread.Restaurants and the People Who Work in Them Need a Bailout. Let’s Finally Give Them One.|Meghan McCarron|November 19, 2020|Eater
We also have time to fill — more hours at home, more hours alone to think about the dread and boredom of, well, all of this.
The nursing home finally had its first positive test, and that was the phone call I’d been dreading.
Ask anyone in food media about the annual jokes and dread about Thanksgiving.
Jackson was an exceptional math and science student; the dreaded Bartlett was one of his favorite professors.
No, not Ebola, but rather infection with the dreaded bacterium, Yersinia pestis.
Lohse and his beleaguered fellow pledges were, he claims, forced to chug vinegar and to dine on the dreaded “vomlet.”
These pathetic folks need to accept that “jazz has replaced classical music as the dreaded incarnation of eat-your-broccoli art.”
But when she opened the door, a harem of toned and dreaded hip-hop dancers were lounging on couches staring at her.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The Berlin exchange, while war was as yet only a dreaded possibility, rose from 20 m. 50 pf.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
A wild buffalo is a terrible thing; he is most to be dreaded of any creature in the islands.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
She knew he had divined the one thing she had most dreaded in returning,—the crossing again the threshold of her own room.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson