horrid (adj.) Old form(s): horride
horrifying, frightful, terrifying
Cym IV.ii.331[Innogen alone, of putting blood on her face] That we the horrider may seem to those / Which chance to find us
H5 III.vi.76[Gower to Fluellen, of men like Pistol's boasts about the wars] what a ... horrid suit of the camp will do among foaming bottles [i.e. the effect of a battledress in a tavern]
H5 IV.chorus.28[Chorus, of the English] So many horrid ghosts
Ham II.ii.560[Hamlet alone, of the First Player] And cleave the general ear with horrid speech
TN III.iv.195[Sir Toby to Fabian] I will meditate the while upon some horrid message for a challenge
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