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ugsome

[uhg-suh m] /ˈʌg səm/
adjective, Scot. and North England
1.
horrid; loathsome.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English, equivalent to ugg(en) to fear, cause loathing (< Old Norse ugga to fear, dread; cf. ugly) + -some -some1
Related forms
ugsomeness, noun
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