nightmare

01. My son keeps waking up in the middle of the night crying. He's been having [nightmares] about war ever since he watched the news on television.
02. The movie "The Cell" has scenes of [nightmarish] beauty that are simply unforgettable.
03. My speech last night was a total [nightmare]; I forgot what I was going to say, no one could hear me, and the lights went out in the middle of it.
04. I don't want you kids watching horror movies again, and then getting [nightmares] every night for a week.
05. More than a year after the accident, the victims of the plane crash say they still suffer [nightmares] on a regular basis.
06. Helping get the union started has been an absolute [nightmare], but the end result is well worth the effort.
07. Our trip to Europe was a complete [nightmare]! The airline lost all our luggage, our money was stolen the day we arrived, and my husband fell and broke his leg outside our hotel the next day.
08. After Lak's family escaped from the war in Vietnam, he was bothered by [nightmares] for years.
09. She awoke screaming from a [nightmare] in which she thought she was drowning.
10. Taking my baby daughter to a fancy restaurant was a [nightmare] that I don't wish to repeat.
11. There is a Japanese proverb which states that vision with action is a daydream, whereas action without vision is a [nightmare].
12. Singer Tori Amos once said, "I see the dream, and I see the [nightmare], and I believe you can't have the dream without the [nightmare]."
13. The scene at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attack was like some kind of terrible [nightmarish] vision of Hell.

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