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adjective dreaded pronunciation in American English /ˈdredəd/

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  1. often humorous frightening or worrying

    He would have to deal with questions from his dreaded father-in-law.

    1. a.
      humorous used about someone or something that annoys you or makes you embarrassed

      the dreaded family photos



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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