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shock-horror Line breaks: shock-horror

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Definition of shock-horror in English:


British informal
Causing great public outrage: a shock-horror TV advertising campaign
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  • And each year more and more reports surface of the potential dangers down under, with shock-horror headlines grabbing the imaginations of the public.
  • With no additional news to broadcast they resorted to filtering it into a nightmare story with shock-horror headlines and a paranoid tone.
  • Nothing lasts, not even shock-horror reaction to youth cults.
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