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ˈfɪər səmfear·some

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

    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

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#6918terrible
#9392scary
#20756frightening
#22561formidable
#22594daunting
#25388terrifying
#27446dreaded
#51495fearsome
#151453redoubtable

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  1. Noel Monk:

    Eddie was having a lot of problems at that time, after they got married, he had drank too much, he had done too much. They went from the church to the reception. It was a beautiful mansion with wonderful people, but I couldn’t find Eddie. I couldn’t find Valerie. So I went looking for them and found them in the bathroom upstairs… Valerie was soothing him. It was certainly understandable. It didn’t impact their marriage. It certainly didn’t dictate the way things might turned out.’ The marriage lasted for almost two decades until their divorce in 2007, but the band was crumbling much sooner than that. There were mountains of cocaine and ever-flowing booze involved, but Van Halen was also led by a flamboyant singer with a fearsome Jekyll and Hyde personality. David Lee Roth in London. (Courtesy of Noel Monk).

  2. Stephen Miller:

    Equity is the sanitized term of choicedeployed by the hard-Left to encompass the entirepanoplyof government policies that institutionalize Critical Race Theory into the machinery of government, equity is CRT put into practice: It demolishes and replaces equality as the foundational principle of American life and wields fearsome federal government power to exclude, punish,prejudge, evaluate, stereotype,segregate, and obsessively categorize American citizens on the basis of skin color.

  3. The Telegraph:

    Viktor Knavs was not a fearsome presence and did not control the family.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the Night of the Halloween, I have never seen any evil apparition or fearsome ghost, but politicians on TV! They are the real goblins and specters!

  5. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Foundation:

    Al Qaeda in Iraq, which is ISIS' predecessor, was known for having fighters who would take amphetamines which would allow them to withstand the pain of being shot by bullets, for example, it would make them more fearsome on the battlefield, and this seems to be very similar in principle.

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