Origin of horrific
OTHER WORDS FROM horrifichor·rif·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use horrific in a sentence
This is not unique to my own story but most people of color have horrific stories to tell about how their D&I rep was disconnected from the problems they faced at their firm.
Some of the most innovative, beautiful, and horrific characteristics of plants and animals have also been shaped by arms races in nature.The Dark Side of Smart - Facts So Romantic|Diana Fleischman|September 15, 2020|Nautilus
Nine days later, Belarus is besieged by a horrific level of violence, including more than 6,000 arrests and at least two confirmed deaths.A Proud Belarusian’s Heartbreak|Tracy Moran|August 18, 2020|Ozy
In 1991, he drove into the capital with two female colleagues and discovered that Iraqi troops had committed myriad horrific crimes.The Great Lie of the First Gulf War|Mat Nashed|August 17, 2020|Ozy
The costs of such quick herd immunity, however, would be horrific.COVID-19: When will it be safe to go out again?|Jonathan Lambert|March 27, 2020|Science News For Students
In its presence--jolting, sudden, horrific—the monster is the monster of grief.Grief: The Real Monster in The Babadook|Tim Teeman|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We love to laugh at Kim and Company because it distracts our souls from the horrific reality of their hermetic regime.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam War is being made into a government-funded opera.The My Lai Massacre Inspires an Opera|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I always saw the horrific side of this seemingly benign environment.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The refugee stories are compelling at first, but horrific details are numbing.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Horrific yells and screams could be heard by the men as they looked on from their distant position.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
Immediately after that he drank a horrific draft of white wine for the ease of his kidneys.
All these thrown in the pot of political regeneration made a situation that was tragically immoral and horrific.
Horrid fellows are they, one and all; horrid fellows and horrific scenes.Lay Morals|Robert Louis Stevenson
Quite suddenly they seemed to stand up against the blazing sky, monstrous, horrific, smiting the senses like a blow.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service