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Synonyms for dreaded

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awful, dire, direful, dread(a), dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible(adj)

    causing fear or dread or terror

    "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"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Editors Contribution

  1. ill-intentioned

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fearsome, formidable, daunting, terrible

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