little terror

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n little terror a very troublesome child
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Quotations

  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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    “A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.”

Usage

In literature:

I stopped, with much wonder in my heart, and perhaps a little terror also.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Terror-stricken the little ones cower close to the hearth.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
She, dear little thing, does not yet know the terrors of the short putt.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
A little boy ran forward, then stood still, his frightened, surprised eyes on Nelly's eyes, which were fixed upon him in terror.
"Prisoners of Poverty Abroad" by Helen Campbell
The little clerk, white and gasping, raised his oar and struck at them with screams of terror, striking and screaming again.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
It ended by its sheer terror in Winny's staying just for that evening, to put the little things to sleep.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
The dazed girl knew the little heart was beating in its very worst terror.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
Terror filled the little room like a pool of icy water.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
With a shrill little bark of terror he gave the alarm, at the same time struggling free and hurling himself toward the water.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Mary sprung forwards in terror to stop the little girl.
"The Grey Woman and other Tales" by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
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In poetry:

Nameless terror dogged his heel,
Little fears loomed large and black,
Till his head began to reel
And his manhood crack.
"Blue Funk" by Benjamin Musser
The copses shudder in the breeze,
Some dream-known terror fearing.
Awake! O great and little trees!
The Judgment-day is nearing!
"September Melodies" by Morris Rosenfeld
There's little joy in life for me,
And little terror in the grave;
I've lived the parting hour to see
Of one I would have died to save.
"On The Death Of Anne Brontë" by Charlotte Bronte
Yet some relief even terror brings,
For when our life is cold and gray
We waste our strength on little things,
And fret our puny souls away.
"To a Lady with an Unruly and Ill-mannered Dog Who Bit several Persons of Importance" by Sir Walter Raleigh
Snugly roofed with warmth and glow,
And encompassed soft by sleep,
Little we land-dwellers know
Of the terrors of the deep.
Lord, in Thy sweet charity,
Pity Thou the souls at sea!
"Night Song" by Clinton Scollard
For somewhere in the evil night
A little one cries alone;
An aged knight, outnumbered in fight,
But for me will be stricken prone;
A lady with terror is staring white,
For her champion is overthrown.
"The Three Horses" by George MacDonald

In news:

Music Matt Carney Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt with Balthazar , Jabee and Little Ruckus 9 pm Thursday Kamp's Deli & XIII X Lounge 1310 N W 25th kampsok.com 819-6004 $7.
Custom Made Theatre's Little Brother adapts Cory Doctorow's SF-based teen terrorism tale -- and it's probably the most exciting thing on stage right now.
Custom Made Theatre's Little Brother adapts Cory Doctorow 's SF-based teen terrorism tale -- and it's probably the most exciting thing on stage right now.
The threat of terrorism around Southeast Asia has had little impact here.
0 The Terror Tram can take you to a little stop of horrors.
"Stray" Dogs Terrorize Little Rock, Arkansas.
It was late 2002, and anti-Muslim sentiment was running high little more than a year after the Sept 11 terror attacks.
"Stray" Dogs Terrorize Little Rock , Arkansas.
As the nation's biggest city deals with threats of terrorism and a variety of violent crimes, carrying a little bit of marijuana is still a big deal.
With just a little more thought and tweaking, the Portland City Council could be on the verge of approving a resolution that would effectively create a civic sunroof over the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.
One of the more puzzling aspects of our current war on terrorism is how little tangible support for the troops seems to come from people who claim to support the troops.
It wasn't all thrills and chills last night during the premiere of FX's terror-laden thriller 'American Horror Story: Asylum,' and that's a good thing considering how little sleep we got last night.
View full size Special to The Oregonian Waite reads from " The Terror of Living" at 7:30 pm Thursday at Powell's Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S E. THE TERROR OF LIVING Urban Waite Little, Brown $24.99, 320 pages.
) introduced America to the idea of "terror babies," the chilling process in which pregnant terrorists come to the United States to have children, which then become American citizens, and, presumably, little terrorists themselves.
Terrorism watch lists were of little bother.
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