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  1. Eddie Edward Edwardson

    Eddie Edward Edwardson New Member

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    Verb that goes with "frightful, horrendous feeling"

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Eddie Edward Edwardson, Jan 12, 2016.

    Hi all,

    I need a word that can replace "felt" in the following sentence: "Every traveler who came within a mile of the castle felt a frightful, horrendous feeling." Many thanks!
     
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    was struck with? suffered? was oppressed by?
     
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    IlaridaArch Active Member

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    Maybe a workaround?

    "Every traveler who came within a mile of the castle sensed a frightful, horrendous atmosphere."
     
  5. Wreybies

    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    Was overcome by...

    Or make the horror and fear the actors of the sentence.

    Fear and dread filled every traveler who came within a mile of the castle.
     
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  6. Eddie Edward Edwardson

    Eddie Edward Edwardson New Member

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    Making the nouns fear and dread the subject of the sentence and using the verb filled is a pretty elegant solution. Many thanks.
     
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