how to pronounce horrify


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horrify is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of horrify in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… hilarious results or horrify Rob Reiner …”

meanings of horrify


  1. To cause to feel extreme apprehension or unease; to cause to experience horror.

horrify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word horrify occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics horrify can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that horrify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with horrify


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