In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbhorrified, horrifying, horrifies
1horrorizarshe was horrified to find out that … — se horrorizó al enterarse de que …
- London Evening Standard columnist A. N. Wilson argued that, ‘These stories and pictures horrify us, but they should not surprise us.’
- On Monday a colleague of mine was sacked, not so unusual you might think but it is the reasons surrounding this incident that horrify me.
- It offends and horrifies us when we learn of decaying archaeological sites, looted museums and burning libraries.
- If our charge was to make a horror film, we made it our objective to horrify an audience to the maximum degree possible.
- Sometimes what people will say will horrify us but we value that right to free speech and we have a duty to uphold that right even when we disagree with what they say.
- We can only imagine this was indeed a most traumatic and horrifying discovery for the boy.
- A television documentary showing graphic pictures of an abortion will shock and horrify viewers, according to an Old Town mother who went through a similar procedure.
- I hate bullies but I do have a horrible feeling I have this bullying streak in me, and it does horrify me.
- The State Government's proposed cannabis law reforms will horrify parents and others worried about the local drug scene, according to Greenough MLA Jamie Edwards.
- That is the tragically horrifying history of religion through the ages.
- If you thought that was bad, I have terrible news that will shock and horrify you: things actually get worse.
- The nerve and arrogance of the food industry shocks and horrifies me.
- I sit here in shock, horrified by the truth and thankful that I had driven home alone.
- They are interrupted by a knock on the door and Val is horrified to find a bailiff officer on her doorstep.
- I have no doubt that it shocks, perhaps even horrifies our young audiences but we make no apology for that.
- These attacks will repel and horrify anyone with any shred of decency or humanity.
- Those involved in such crashes often receive horrifying injuries or else end up dying a violent death.
- What they see in the mirror is a hideously distorted vision of themselves which disgusts and horrifies them, often to the point when venturing out into the world is a painful and traumatic experience.
- The eugenics movement obviously horrifies this film maker and Mr. Peter Cohen communicates that horror most effectively in this interesting and artful documentary.
- The first horrifying stories were beginning to emerge of bodies being buried before they were even identified.
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