atoxic a·tox·ic (ā-tŏk’sĭk)
a combination of 1. and 1. or 2 , used infrequently as an independent suffix with the same senses as 1. and 2 : affirmatory; observatory . suffix of, relating to, characterized by, or serving to: circulatory, exploratory, migratory, explanatory
a deep blue-black color.
extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal: an atrocious crime. shockingly bad or tasteless; dreadful; abominable: an atrocious painting; atrocious manners. Contemporary Examples The teams arrived on Dec. 13 at the South Pole after a difficult trip bedeviled by atrocious conditions. Check Out Prince Harry’s MASSIVE New Polar Beard! Tom Sykes December 16, 2013 From […]
- Atrocious assault and battery
an assault involving the actual wounding and maiming of another person. assault.