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The evidence of a monstrous crime is compelling. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You know the classic horror scene of a victim being chased by something monstrous through a forest? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The villains of his plays know that they have something monstrous within them and they strain to give birth to it. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The neat box hedges reached a monstrous size, and many of the buildings and terraces subsided. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Let's not forget that the perpetrator of this monstrous crime remains at large. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I blame this on its design limitations and not the monstrous size of my fingers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's a striking image of traumatic birth from a monstrous, disembodied womb. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How dare anyone blame Britain's security services for this monstrous evil? The Sun (2015)This monstrous crime was not carried out in the name of a religion which claims to be peaceful but whose fanatics boast: 'You love life. The Sun (2014)
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British English: monstrous ADJECTIVE
If you describe a situation or event as monstrous, you mean that it is extremely shocking or unfair.
She endured the monstrous behaviour for years.
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