dread

01. He always [dreaded] the end of the year when they had their final exams.
02. The old woman was filled with [dread] when she found the body of her husband lying on the kitchen floor.
03. She was [dreading] meeting her old boyfriend at the party.
04. Tara has a [dreadful] cold, and can't come to the meeting.
05. The wedding was [dreadfully] long and boring.
06. Rita looked [dreadful] after having to sleep in the car all night.
07. We feel [dreadful] about losing your new camera.
08. I'm a [dreadful] golfer, but people like to play with me because I make them look so good.
09. She was [dreading] going back to work after the holidays.
10. I really [dread] speaking in public. I get so nervous that I feel like throwing up.
11. George Bernard Shaw once said that liberty means responsibility. That is why most men [dread] it.
12. Jules Renard once observed that the danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's [dreadful] injustice.
13. Charlie Brown once said, "I've developed a new philosophy; I only [dread] one day at a time."
14. Nancy Astor once stated, "I used to [dread] getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older, I find that I don't want to do them."
15. A Filipino proverb tells us that a brave man will face a situation, no matter how [dreadful].
16. An old English proverb notes that a burnt child [dreads] the fire.
17. James Russell Lowell once declared, "Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of one thing - that you are [dreadfully] like other people."

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  • dread´ly — dread «drehd», verb, noun, adjective. –v.t. 1. to look forward to with fear; dislike to experience; fear greatly: »He dreaded his visit to the dentist. Cats dread water. SYNONYM(S): apprehend. 2. Archaic. to regard with awe; venerate. –v.i. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dread´er — dread «drehd», verb, noun, adjective. –v.t. 1. to look forward to with fear; dislike to experience; fear greatly: »He dreaded his visit to the dentist. Cats dread water. SYNONYM(S): apprehend. 2. Archaic. to regard with awe; venerate. –v.i. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dread — Dread, n. 1. Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror. [1913 Webster] The secret dread of divine displeasure. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] The dread of something after death. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dread — dread·ful·ly; dread·ful·ness; dread·ing·ly; dread·less; dread; dread·ful; dread·less·ly; dread·ly; …   English syllables

  • Dread — Dread, a. 1. Exciting great fear or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful. [1913 Webster] A dread eternity! how surely mine. Young. [1913 Webster] 2. Inspiring with reverential fear; awful venerable; as, dread sovereign; dread… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dread — may refer to Dread (fear), a fearful emotion. Angst, a profound and deep seated spiritual condition of insecurity and despair in the free human being in Existentialist thought A short story in horror author Clive Barker s Books of Blood… …   Wikipedia

  • Dread — steht für: Dread (Film), britischer Horrorfilm Kurzform von Dreadlock Dread ist der Künstlername folgender Personen: Judge Dread (1945–1998), britischer Reggae und Ska Musiker Mikey Dread (1954–2008), jamaikanischer Reggaesänger und Produzent …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dread — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dread Álbum de Living Colour Publicación 1994 Grabación 1993 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dread — Dread, v. i. To be in dread, or great fear. [1913 Webster] Dread not, neither be afraid of them. Deut. i. 29. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dread — [adj] horrible, terrifying alarming, awe inspiring, awful, creepy*, dire, frightening, frightful, shuddersome, terrible; concept 537 Ant. pleasant, pleasing, welcomed, wonderful dread [n] fear affright, alarm, apprehension, aversion, awe, cold… …   New thesaurus

  • Dread — (dr[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dreaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dreading}.] [AS. dr[=ae]dan, in comp.; akin to OS. dr[=a]dan, OHG. tr[=a]tan, both only in comp.] To fear in a great degree; to regard, or look forward to, with terrific apprehension.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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