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synonyms for grisly

  • abominable
  • appalling
  • awful
  • bloody
  • dreadful
  • eerie
  • frightful
  • ghastly
  • grim
  • gruesome
  • hideous
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • lurid
  • macabre
  • shocking
  • sickening
  • terrible
  • terrifying
  • blood-stained
  • disgusting
  • grody
  • gross
  • sanguine
  • sick
  • yucky
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antonyms for grisly

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  • beautiful
  • comforting
  • delightful
  • good
  • nice
  • normal
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • wonderful
  • pretty
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How to use grisly in a sentence

A new analysis of that unfortunate man’s partial skeleton, excavated around a century ago at a village cemetery near Japan’s Seto Inland Sea, has unveiled that grisly scenario.
A PARTIAL SKELETON REVEALS THE WORLD’S OLDEST KNOWN SHARK ATTACKBRUCE BOWERJULY 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A Baltimore police officer is facing charges after prosecutors say the body of his teenage stepson was found “secreted” in a wall in his home and he tried to steal a fellow officer’s gun as authorities made the grisly discovery.
BALTIMORE COP STASHED 15-YEAR-OLD STEPSON’S BODY IN WALL: PROSECUTORALLISON QUINNJULY 8, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
This grisly Spanish teen drama has been renewed for fourth and fifth seasons.
TV’S QUEER EXPLOSIONJOEY DIGUGLIELMOMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In her view, Carrillo’s grisly narrative is a product of the military’s refusal to adequately address the issue of radicalization within the ranks.
THE BOOGALOO BOIS HAVE GUNS, CRIMINAL RECORDS AND MILITARY TRAINING. NOW THEY WANT TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT.BY A.C. THOMPSON, PROPUBLICA, AND LILA HASSAN AND KARIM HAJJ, FRONTLINEFEBRUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Pit your shovel in here an' lift this pickle, an' no' stand there gapin' like a grisly ghost at the door o' hell!
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
This appears in several witch trials and I think in Law's Memorials, that delightful storehouse of the quaint and grisly.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
Then up rose two long spears; spears topped with grisly, rounded objects.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Rw-no-way-wh-krah, the Loose Pipe-stem; a brave (full length); eagle head-dress, shirt of grisly bears skin.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
Pa-ris-ka-ro-pa, the Two Crows; with a handsome shirt, ornamented with ermine, and necklace of grisly bears claws.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
Attack of the Bear (Grisly); Indians attacking with lances on horseback.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
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WORDS RELATED TO GRISLY

  • blood-soaked
  • blood-spattered
  • bloodstained
  • crimson
  • ensanguined
  • gaping
  • gory
  • grisly
  • hematic
  • hemic
  • imbrued
  • open
  • raw
  • sanguinary
  • sanguine
  • unstaunched
  • unstopped
  • wounded
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