My service, villain, with a fatal curse, That direful plagues and mischief fall on thee.
That direful mishap was at the bottom of his temporary recluseness.
In Nastrond there is a vast and direful structure with doors that face the north.
She felt instinctively that the name was one of direful omen to herself.
Had they remained, there must have been enacted at the South the direful scenes of San Domingo.
As if all these direful outrages were not the natural results of slavery!
"You want to keep away from him for awhile," said Harry with a direful shake of his head.
In their direful extremity they would fain "flee from the presence of God."
This direful tragedy, in whose third dreary act we are, hangs all upon a great thought.
And what of the patient for whom the direful prognosis was intended?