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hor·ren·dous

 (hô-rĕn′dəs, hə-)
adj.
Hideous; dreadful: "Horrendous explosions shook the whole city" (Howard Kaplan).

[From Latin horrendus, from gerundive of horrēre, to tremble.]

hor·ren′dous·ly adv.
Translations

horrendously

[hɒˈrendəslɪ] ADV [difficult, expensive] → tremendamente, terriblemente

horrendously

[həˈrɛndəsli] advaffreusement

horrendously

adv
(= horrifically)entsetzlich
(inf: = dreadfully) → fürchterlich (inf); expensivehorrend
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