grisly[ griz-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF grisly
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Swift on her part she paid him back with grisly grasp, and grappled with him.
So it might be, indeed, in a country where they were so plentiful, but it was not a grisly this time.
If he should slip there would be an end of it, for the grisly was close up now.
A grunt, a growl, a great lift, and the grisly was off the ground.
He had not been "treed," he had been bowldered, and the grisly had been arrowed and lanced thoroughly.
He was to furnish a grisly warning to the crew of the cruiser.
At some stage you have to get excited about it, if it's no more than a grisly fascination.
It was a grisly, hideous night, and all shapes were vague and distorted.
Gibault pointed to the footprint of the grisly bear, as he spoke.
He was not a wraith, no grisly spectre, no half-nebulous Shape.
Old English grislic "horrible, dreadful," from root of grisan "to shudder, fear" (cf. Old Frisian grislik "horrible," Middle Dutch grisen "to shudder," Dutch griezelen, German grausen "to shudder, fear," Old High German grisenlik "horrible"), of unknown origin; Watkins connects it with the PIE root *ghrei- "to rub," on notion of "to grate on the mind." Cf. also gruesome, to which it probably is connected in some way.
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