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horrifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈhɔr·əˌfɑɪ, ˈhɑr-/
to ​cause someone to ​experienceshock, ​fear, or ​disgust: The ​public was horrified by the ​amount of ​pollution in the ​lake. fig. He was horrified to ​find that I had never been to a ​countyfair.
horrifying
adjective  us   /ˈhɔr·əˌfɑɪ·ɪŋ, ˈhɑr-/
We ​saw some horrifying ​pictures of the ​effects of the ​storm.
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Translations of “horrify”
in Arabic يُرْهِب, يُرْعِب…
in Korean 소름끼치게 만들다…
in Portuguese horrorizar…
in Catalan horroritzar…
in Japanese ~をぞっとさせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使极为震惊…
in Turkish dehşete düş(ür)mek, korkutmak, aklını başından almak…
in Russian ужасать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使極為震驚…
in Italian far inorridire…
in Polish przerażać…
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