[ US /ˈhɛɹoʊɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /hˈæɹə‍ʊɪŋ/ ]
  1. extremely painful
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How To Use harrowing In A Sentence

  • But it must be open to question whether such a level of support can be sustained if there are serious military reverses and a consequent daily diet of harrowing television pictures.
  • Pasture lands and meadow lands are often greatly improved by replowing and harrowing in order to break up the turf that forms and to admit air more freely into the soil. Agriculture for Beginners Revised Edition
  • Trash and harrowingly low budgets are the point of a Versus movie, as the genre's pioneers well knew back when they were churning out Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein/The Invisible Man/The Mummy. Cowboys & Aliens: the Versus movie without Versus in its name
  • After a particularly harrowing battle where the squad is able to overcome a Nazi ambush Zab is asked about what happened and can barely remember the event. Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat
  • Mid morning a young girl arrives after a harrowing journey, bewildered by her new surroundings.
  • What he paints is a harrowing image of Hell. Times, Sunday Times
  • This harrowing film pieces the story together. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Doctor's harrowing account of the orthopaedic centres for polio and landmine victims was punctuated with the earthy humour of the people he deals with.
  • After a very harrowing landing (and much vomit in the cabin of the plane I'm sure) that comes up just a few feet short of the overpass, he pops an emergency hatch and amscrays.
  • Throughout questioning, more harrowing details came to light. The Sun
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