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.
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].