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Dozens of dreaded dacoits, whose names once spelt terror in the Chambal valley that runs into the rough wild country of the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have from time to time laid down their arms and are now leading a normal life.
Release from the grip of demoralizing anxiety can transform otherwise dreaded performing experiences into ones that are full of the joy of music.
And last, if the fad diet addresses the dreaded issue of regular exercise, it does so in passing or as an afterthought.
Subsequently, in an Allied offensive in Italy, he was taken prisoner and spent two years in a dreaded camp in North Africa with hard-nosed Nazi prisoners as companions.
I have begun to shake off this dreaded, cursed disease and begun actual writing.
Most important, he'll be filtering out any potentially dangerous germs which could touch off a bout of the dreaded "false hope.
Having always been in growth environments, I dreaded what I had to do.
And if Congress has its wish, many more parents will be getting the dreaded phone call that I got that Friday afternoon two years ago.
MARJORIE SPIEGEL is the author of The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery, from which this article was adapted.
itself the dreaded voyage into the world--the very voyage
Briefing mediapersons, the Sub Divisional Officer of Bhanupratappur Police Station disclosed that one of the arrested persons is a dreaded ultra who was wanted in a string of criminal cases.
In the poll by Flomax Relief, four in every ten Brummies said they dreaded going to work on a Monday, while a third said it was the day they felt most tired.