hideous (adj.) Old form(s): hidious
terrifying, frightful, horrifying
Ham I.iv.54[Hamlet to Ghost] Making night hideous
Ham II.ii.474[First Player to all] with a hideous crash
Sonn.12.2[] When I ... see the brave day sunk in hideous night
Sonn.5.6[] For never resting time leads summer on / To hideous winter
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