fearsome fearsome  /ˈfɪr səm/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing fear or dread or terror

Usage(s):

  1. Douyon set the stage for Davis' study by foraying into rural Haiti, where he met with purported zombies and fearsome bocors.
  2. Our enemies took a fearsome beating they will not soon forget.
  3. The well-orchestrated raid by local police, the FBI and other federal agents netted a fearsome arsenal of weapons, ranging from UZI submachine guns to antitank weapons.

News

  1. Under Whitey Bulger’s glare, statie testifies about ‘informant’

    A pair of bookies allegedly shaken down by James “Whitey” Bulger’s fearsome and well-armed Winter Hill gang are set to testify in his murder and racketeering trial today, as prosecutors pound their theme that he sat atop the ruthless syndicate while defense attorneys hammer the sweetheart deals between mob heavies and corrupt feds. Bookmakers Dick O’Brien and James Katz, who authorities say were ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Raider legends ready to teach

    Once upon a time, the Oakland Raiders were a truly fearsome football team.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Lompoc Record

  3. Former Raider legends are coming to town

    Once upon a time, the Oakland Raiders were a truly fearsome football team.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Santa Maria Times

Quotes

  1. "Slowly, but inexorably, the tide began to turn," Mr Gates said. "Our enemies took a fearsome beating they will not soon forget."
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: BBC News

  2. "Litmanen is the most unlucky fellow I have come across in football," said manager Roy Hodgson. "He was training on Monday and due to play a practice match the next day when [Ricardo] Batista, who I must say is a very fearsome kicker of the...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Roy Hodgson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "When you look at every name on the team-sheet, mine included, we are a fearsome prospect," Henry told the official Barca website. "I'm arriving at an incredible team and it would be pretentious to say what I can or can't bring to the team....
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Thierry Henry Source: AFP

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