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Definition of Harrowing


  1. of Harrow

Harrowing Quotations

In the harrowing aftermath of Haiti's earthquake, one of the greatest needs became desperately clear: safe water.
Marcus Samuelsson

As I flew back from New Zealand to bury my mother, it occurred to me that no matter how harrowing her loss was and how keenly it will always be felt, there was, nevertheless, a sense of relief that my father, sisters and I could say a final goodbye after the longest goodbye and relief that my mum had finally been released.
James Nesbitt

The CIA's official history of the Bay of Pigs operation is filled with dramatic and harrowing details that not only lay bare the strategic, logistical, and political problems that doomed the invasion, but also how the still-green President John F. Kennedy scrambled to keep the U.S. from entering into a full conflict with Cuba.
Robert Dallek

Personally, I had a close friend with cystic fibrosis. I won't ever forget how he handled himself. In the face of extreme challenges and very harrowing circumstances, he maintained a positive outlook and was just very dignified, even in his suffering.
Max Carver

Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth.
Margaret Fuller
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Harrowing Translations

harrowing in German is eggend
harrowing in Latin is occatio
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