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Gruesome vs. Grisly

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Gruesomeadjective

Repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly.

Grislyadjective

Horrifyingly repellent; gruesome, terrifying.

‘The photographs of the killings depict a grisly scene.’;

Gruesomeadjective

Ugly; frightful. Same as grewsome.

Grislyadjective

misspelling of gristly

Gruesomeadjective

shockingly repellent; inspiring horror;

‘ghastly wounds’; ‘the grim aftermath of the bombing’; ‘the grim task of burying the victims’; ‘a grisly murder’; ‘gruesome evidence of human sacrifice’; ‘macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages’; ‘macabre tortures conceived by madmen’;

Grislyadjective

misspelling of grizzly

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Grislyadverb

(obsolete) In a horrible or terrible manner; in a terrifying way.

Grislyadjective

Frightful; horrible; dreadful; harsh; as, grisly locks; a grisly specter.

‘A man of grisly and stern gravity.’;

Grislyadjective

shockingly repellent; inspiring horror;

‘ghastly wounds’; ‘the grim aftermath of the bombing’; ‘the grim task of burying the victims’; ‘a grisly murder’; ‘gruesome evidence of human sacrifice’; ‘macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages’; ‘macabre tortures conceived by madmen’;

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