Her parents were among thousands of Ugandans of Indian descent who were expelled by the monstrous Idi Amin.
But Billy does tell Coach Taylor, understanding that one day, his own son(s) could fall prey to such a monstrous predator.
monstrous faces of his tormentors glide in and out of the light like wraiths.
The second half of Odessa tells a monstrous, important yet familiar story.
The plates of her plot spin ever more feverishly towards absurd calamity, but she balances perfectly the comic and the monstrous.
While writing these monstrous scientific heresies, I feel very deeply that it is difficult to accept them.
A non-loving Universal Thought was too monstrous a concept to entertain.
Within are pillars of porphyry, images of the gods, statues of the kings, and monstrous shapes.
She thinks it monstrous because she has eyes in her head; she thinks it monstrous because it is monstrous.
Is it monstrous, abhorrent to nature, that a man should fire a pistol from under a cloak on a rainy day?
mid-15c., "unnatural, deviating from the natural order, hideous," from Middle French monstrueux, from Latin monstruosus "strange, unnatural, monstrous," from monstrum (see monster). Meaning "enormous" is from c.1500; that of "outrageously wrong" is from 1570s. Earlier form monstruous (late 14c., from Old French monstruous) was "very common in the 16th c." [OED].