Regarded with great fear or apprehension: the dreaded news came that Joe had been wounded humorous the dreaded fax machine
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- After the dreaded news today, I kept thinking where do we go from here?
- The good news is, the dreaded event is not happening until September.
- The marketplace is eerily quiet, as many people are staying away in fear of catching the dreaded bird flu.
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