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The smell was absolutely awful.
This wine tastes awful.
He had the awful feeling that everyone was laughing at him.
These awful people behind us talked all through the movie.
I made an awful fool of myself last night, didn't I?
It's an awful shame to waste all this good food.
I feel awful about not inviting her.
She said she had a sore throat and was feeling awful.
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