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One entry found for dreadful.
Main Entry: dread·ful
Pronunciation: primarystressdred-fschwal
Function: adjective
1 : causing dread or awe <a dreadful storm>
2 : very disagreeable, unpleasant, or shocking <a dreadful cold> <dreadful news>
- dread·ful·ly /-f(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb
- dread·ful·ness /-fschwal-nschwas/ noun

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