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synonyms for gory

  • murderous
  • bleeding
  • blood-soaked
  • bloodletting
  • bloodstained
  • imbrued
  • offensive
  • sanguinary
  • sanguine
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antonyms for gory

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  • mild
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
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How to use gory in a sentence

It’s dark, gory and bold in a way that now-adult fans of the “Castlevania” video games will appreciate.
10 NOTEWORTHY ANIME SERIES TO STREAM, WHETHER YOU’RE A LONGTIME FAN OR FIRST-TIME VIEWERBETHONIE BUTLERJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her love of the gloriously gory collides with reality when harrowing incidents begin happening in her small town.
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Be sure to tune into this week’s episode to get the rest of the gory details.
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This was the gory blade which they waved before their adversaries, and called the sword of justice.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The Duke's casque was beaten and gory, his long white pennon red-dyed, his horse wounded.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The ambition of the nobles failed of its object, when "the last of the barons" lay gory in his blood on the field of Tewkesbury.
LANDHOLDING IN ENGLANDJOSEPH FISHER
With flashing eyes and swelling veins, he gazed upon the gory face.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
Grim and gory, with the eyes picked out by the carrion birds, the frightful object rolled.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
They gathered round me, and endeavoured to divert my attention from the dead and now gory body.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
It has not a crooked old street nor gate nor fountain nor piazza or palazzo but what is gory with bloody memories.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
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WORDS RELATED TO GORY

  • bloodthirsty
  • cruel
  • cutthroat
  • decimating
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • gory
  • grim
  • heavy
  • homicidal
  • murderous
  • sanguinary
  • sanguine
  • savage
  • slaughterous
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