The kingdom of Saudi Arabia also did not want a repeat of the Zia-Zulfi nightmare.
In 1990, Twin Peaks gave the world a nightmare vision into the seediness beneath the placid veneer of small-town America.
While most home birthers rave, even evangelize, about their choice, for a small percentage, the fantasy becomes a nightmare.
She might well have thought the nightmare had ended in March, when Sgarbi, 44, was sentenced to six years in jail.
For 39-year-old Tao Liu, talking about the nightmare of Asiana Flight 214 is not a possibility, at least not now.
She was seeing, as in a nightmare, the incidents of a night that was hardly six weeks past.
The dread of French domination seems to have haunted him like a nightmare.
I'm glad we don't have to see him often, he'd give me the nightmare.
So a nightmare of thought teemed through his brain as he rode.
Suppose the nightmare dreamed itself out to its horrible conclusion.
late 13c., "an evil female spirit afflicting sleepers with a feeling of suffocation," compounded from night + mare (3) "goblin that causes nightmares, incubus." Meaning shifted mid-16c. from the incubus to the suffocating sensation it causes. Sense of "any bad dream" first recorded 1829; that of "very distressing experience" is from 1831. Cognate with Middle Dutch nachtmare, German Nachtmahr.
nightmare night·mare (nīt'mâr')
A dream arousing feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress.
An event or experience that is intensely distressing.