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 for horrendous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Horrendous \Hor*ren"dous\, a. [L. horrendus.]
     Fearful; frightful. [Obs.] --I. Watts.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 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" [syn: awful, dire, direful, dread(a),
             dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome,
             frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "horrendous":
     appalling, astounding, atrocious, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful,
     baneful, beastly, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fell,
     formidable, ghastly, ghoulish, grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous,
     horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, macabre, morbid,
     redoubtable, rotten, schrecklich, shocking, terrible, terrific,
     tragic, tremendous, unspeakable

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