Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: awful
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <that's an awful thing to say about someone> -- see OFFENSIVE 1
2 causing wonder or astonishment <the awful power of Niagara Falls> -- see MARVELOUS 1
3 extremely disturbing or repellent <spare me the awful details of the murder> -- see HORRIBLE 1
4 extremely unsatisfactory <I can't believe I spent good money to see that movie--it was awful> -- see WRETCHED 1