Awful - Crossword Clue

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ABYSMAL
DIRE
FEARSOME
FOUL
GRUESOME
THEPITS
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ABYSMAL
  1. resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
  2. very great; limitless; "abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"
DIRE
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
  2. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; "a desperate illness"; "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall; "a dire emergency"
FEARSOME
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
FOUL
  1. an act that violates the rules of a sport
  2. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
  3. become soiled and dirty
  4. make unclean; "foul the water"
  5. spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
  6. make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  7. especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor"
  8. commit a foul; break the rules
  9. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;
  10. hit a foul ball
  11. characterized by obscenity;
  12. become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
  13. (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines
  14. violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
  15. offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitche
GRUESOME
  1. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
  2. ghastly
THEPITS
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/04/2018 9:00am

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