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alarming, appalling, awful, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrible, horrid, repulsive, terrible, unpleasant.
pivotal, risky, all-important, Exceptive, high-priority.
opprobrious, scandalous, wretched, godawful.
feller, Lethiferous, Eradicative, Extirpative, Wrackful, Wreckful.
egregious, extreme, stern, overkill, out of proportion, extra ordinary, out and out.
mischievous, murderous, Harassing, malefic.
nagging, smarting, extremely bad.
afflictive, alarming, appalling, awful, black, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, cruel, deplorable, depressing, disastrous, dismal, distressing, dreadful, fearful, fierce, frightful, gloomy, grievous, grim, heartbreaking, horrible, horrid, lamentable, portentous, redoubtable, regrettable, ruinous, scowling, shocking, terrific, ugly, unfortunate, woeful, Oppressing.
overhanging, over hanging, comminatory, minacious, minatory, Impendent, Intimidatory, Lowery, loury.
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
acute, burning, clamant, clamorous, climacteric, critical, crying, desperate, drastic, exigent, extreme, immoderate, imperative, importunate, instant, pressing.
alarming, awful, critical, desperate, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible.
Examples of usage:
– Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
– Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
– The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
– Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
– Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy