horrifically


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hor·rif·ic

 (hô-rĭf′ĭk, hŏ-)
adj.
Causing horror; terrifying.

[Latin horrificus : horrēre, to tremble + -ficus, -fic.]

hor·rif′i·cal·ly adv.
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horrifically

[hɒˈrɪfɪklɪ] ADVespantosamente, terriblemente
horrifically injuredcon heridas espantosas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

horrifically

[həˈrɪfɪkəli] adv
[assaulted, beaten, injured, burned] → horriblement
(= extremely) [expensive, hot] → terriblement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

horrifically

advgrauenhaft; he was horrifically injured in the crashbei dem Unfall trug er grauenhafte Verletzungen davon; horrifically expensivehorrend teuer
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

horrifically

[hɒˈrɪfɪklɪ] advorrendamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Secondly, in my opinion (and I think many would agree) that any reference to abortion equalling murder is drawn from religious ideology which I do not believe is fair to use in such an instance when the parents of these children are likely asking God on a daily basis how their children were so horrifically taken from them.