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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (scary)
a. aterrador
I jumped out of the way of the train at the last second. It was the most frightful experience of my life.Me quité del camino del tren de un salto en el último momento. Fue la experiencia más aterradora de mi vida.
2. (unpleasant)
a. espantoso
I don't see how anyone could get any work done with that frightful racket from the construction outside.No sé como alguien se podría conseguir trabajar con ese ruido espantoso de la obra allá afuera.
b. horroroso
Honey, your room is a frightful mess! You need to clean it.Cariño, tu cuarto está hecho un desorden horroroso. Tienes que ordenarlo.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. espantoso(a)
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frightful [ˈfraɪtfʊl]
(terrible) [+tragedy, experience, shame] horroroso; (awful) [+noise, weather] espantoso;
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