adread

Related to adread: dread

adread

(əˈdrɛd)
vb (tr)
archaic to dread
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Whereat she was adread and sped like a wild thing of the woods through the tangle from him and he angry after her: till he lay hands upon her and bore in his arms away in the depths of the woods.
ADREAD descended on me as I contemplated a meal at the newlyopened Akbar's restaurant in Edgbaston.
Huw Rees, defending, said: "What has happened here has been adread ful misjudgement by him, a serious misjudgement."
174 Yet she, poore soule, was sore adread Into the horrid cell to yed.
The King of Phrygia is a caricature of tyranny, closely resembling the paradigm of the "tyrant by conduct" (tyrannus exercitio) presented in Vindiciae contra tyrannos.(23) Just as he introduces Basilius by presenting a picture of him, and refers to Euarchus as expressing in "the picture of his proceedings" the "whole art of government," Sidney heightens our awareness that the King of Phrygia is a lively image: while preparing to execute Pyrocles in order "to make all men adread to make such one an enemy who would not spare, nor fear, to kill so great a prince," the King of Phrygia insures that "all things [are] appointed for that cruel blow in so solemn an order as if they would set forth tyranny in most gorgeous decking" (NA, pp.