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Spanish translation of “awful”

awful

adjective /ˈoːful/
very bad
horrible , horroroso
This book is awful an awful experience .
very great
enorme , imponente ; terrible , tremendo
an awful rush .
severe
terrible
an awful headache .
awfully adverb very
muy, en gran medida
You look awfully silly in that hat .
awfulness noun
horror , terror
the awfulness of war .
(Definition of awful from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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