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Horrid vs. Torrid — What's the Difference?

Horrid vs. Torrid — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Horrid and Torrid

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Horrid

Causing horror; dreadful.
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Torrid

Parched with the heat of the sun; intensely hot
A torrid afternoon.
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Horrid

Extremely disagreeable; offensive.
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Torrid

Scorching; burning
The torrid noonday sun.
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Horrid

(Archaic) Bristling; rough.
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Torrid

Passionate; ardent
A torrid love scene.
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Horrid

(archaic) Bristling, rough, rugged.
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Torrid

Hurried; rapid
Set a torrid pace.
Torrid economic growth.
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Horrid

Causing horror or dread.
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Torrid

Very hot and dry.
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Horrid

Offensive, disagreeable, abominable, execrable.
Horrid weather
The other girls in class are always horrid to Jane.
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Torrid

Full of intense emotions arising from sexual love; ardent and passionate.
A torrid love scene in a film or novel
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Horrid

Rough; rugged; bristling.
Horrid with fern, and intricate with thorn.
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Torrid

Parched; dried with heat; as, a torrid plain or desert.
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Horrid

Fitted to excite horror; dreadful; hideous; shocking; hence, very offensive.
Not in the legionsOf horrid hell.
The horrid things they say.
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Torrid

Violenty hot; drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching.
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Horrid

Exceedingly bad;
When she was bad she was horrid
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Torrid

Characterized by intense emotion;
Ardent love
An ardent lover
A burning enthusiasm
A fervent desire to change society
A fervent admirer
Fiery oratory
An impassioned appeal
A torrid love affair
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Horrid

Grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror;
Subjected to outrageous cruelty
A hideous pattern of injustice
Horrific conditions in the mining industry
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Torrid

Emotionally charged and vigorously energetic;
A torrid dance
Torrid jazz bands
Hot trumpets and torrid rhythms
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Torrid

Burning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot;
The torrid noonday sun
Sultry sands of the dessert
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