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ужасный in English:

1. awful


How awful!
I'm afraid there's been some awful news.
I have a nasty feeling that something awful is going to happen.
I had an awful experience today, so I'm going to have a beer and go straight to bed.
Beauty is a terrible and awful thing! It is terrible because it has not been fathomed, for God sets us nothing but riddles. Here the boundaries meet and all contradictions exist side by side.
I dare not probe too deeply, lest I uncover the awful truth!
I also heard that it'd been awful around the Olympic Flame.
Subdued girls are generally the prettiest I reckon. The loud, bustling ones are awful.
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
I realized then that this awful cellar was the only place that could save our lives.
This has been the most awful day in my eleven-year-old life.
Both the food and the weather were awful, so we went home early.
With such awful weather outside, can you believe it's July?
We should therefore stop this awful campaign and tell the people of Ireland the truth.
I'm such a bad drawer, my paitings are awful.

2. terrible


That's terrible.
Tom can write almost like a native speaker, but his pronunciation is terrible.
Suddenly, there was a period of terrible violence and hatred between blacks and whites.
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
In the restaurant we were yesterday evening, we had to wait two hours before ordering. What a terrible establishment!
Mariela had a terrible time with her college advisors, who were worse at keeping her schedule together than she herself was.
You've been camping out ever since you came over here? Must have been terrible.
One month since entering high school ... not a single friend yet. That's really terrible, at this rate it will be middle-school all over again!!
I'm in a terrible hurry... for reasons I can't say, Dima replied to the woman. "Please, just let me try on that suit there."
Even though you came to the movie theater to see the movie, you fell asleep. That's terrible.
Isn't my boyfriend terrible? He always takes me to see horror movies, even though he knows I don't like them. I hate it.
Then, with a final, terrible scream, the monster flung itself off the mountain to its death on the rocks below.
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Beauty is a terrible and awful thing! It is terrible because it has not been fathomed, for God sets us nothing but riddles. Here the boundaries meet and all contradictions exist side by side.
I haven't seen anyone that enjoyed a better life than his, even though his living conditions were terrible.

English word "ужасный"(terrible) occurs in sets:

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3. dire


His crime caused dire consequences.
Despite the many dire predictions about the collapse of the euro zone's common currency, there are good reasons to believe it will survive.
be in dire need
The world is in dire need of those who think in a more open-minded way.
Exporters are in dire straights.
You're always there for me, so if you're ever in dire straits, just let me know and I'll come running.
I was shocked after hearing the dire news
In the absence of such accountability, America believes the International Community should act to assist the state and in dire circumstances, the UN Security Council may be required to establish mechanisms for specific situations.
Ti voglio dire qualcosa.
This is a dire task, so I have to do it first.
warnings of dire consequences that often don’t come true
The politician’s outspoken comments may have dire consequences for the relations between the two countries.
I'm afraid the situation is much more dire than we'd expected.
We're absolutely delighted because we are in dire need of capacity.
She was in dire straits, but made a virtue out of necessity.

English word "ужасный"(dire) occurs in sets:

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4. horrible


I just wish we could leave this horrible place.
It's really horrible.
I didn't have time to recover before I came down with another horrible cold.
I've been having a terrible headache since last night, I feel horrible, it's the worst feeling.
Treasure chests abound in the dungeon, but so do horrible monsters.
I gasped with surprise at the horrible picture of the starving people.
In due course, eating meat will be considered as horrible as eating human flesh.
You've got to help me! Every night I have the same horrible dream.
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
This soup smells horrible. Do you think it's gone off?
These days when I hear about these horrible incidents on the news I get the feeling that more and more young people are losing their ability to distinguish between real and virtual worlds.
Her hair stood on end at the sight of the horrible accident.
It was a horrible moment. Our house had burnt down to the ground.
I forgot about her birthday and I feel horrible now.
I don't understand him because his pronunciation is horrible.

5. appalling


She is an appalling cook.
The prisoners were living in appalling conditions.
I was really disgusted at the appalling service.
The conditions in the prison were appalling; The weather yesterday was appalling
... terrorism is odious and appalling and needs to be...
Communities afflicted with acute destitution are additionally confronted with illiteracy, life in appalling conditions and infectious diseases decimating the indigenous populations.
Conditions in Russian prisons are appalling
We'd like to speak the manager because the standards here are appalling!
appalling working conditions
Many people live in appalling conditions.
He is such a appalling driver.
The quality of food in that restaurant is quite appalling! I wonder why you insist on eating there!
The conference was an appalling waste of time, I didn't learn a thing / These appalling practices would be illegal in Australia.
appalling cruelty
The destruction of the environment is appalling.

6. frightful


I was filled with frightful sorrow for her.
Gold gives an air of beauty even to ugliness: but with poverty everything becomes frightful.