View definitions for grisly


Discover More

Example Sentences

Their only solace on a night when they tacked another grisly defeat — No.

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 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.

This grisly Spanish teen drama has been renewed for fourth and fifth seasons.

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.

He admitted responsibility without hesitation, and in meticulous, grisly detail.

These grisly images drew a huge audience, and allowed that audience to indulge in righteous indignation.

In the wake of such a grisly screw up, it is tempting to play the blame game.

Moreover, Saudi Arabia and Iran have notoriously carried out even the more grisly penalties of shariah.

The grisly footage obtained by BFMTV shows the French-speaking fighters arriving at a scene splayed with bodies.

Pit your shovel in here an' lift this pickle, an' no' stand there gapin' like a grisly ghost at the door o' hell!

This appears in several witch trials and I think in Law's Memorials, that delightful storehouse of the quaint and grisly.

Then up rose two long spears; spears topped with grisly, rounded objects.

Rw-no-way-wh-krah, the Loose Pipe-stem; a brave (full length); eagle head-dress, shirt of grisly bears skin.

Pa-ris-ka-ro-pa, the Two Crows; with a handsome shirt, ornamented with ermine, and necklace of grisly bears claws.

Synonym of the day

Which one is a synonym for bundle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grisly, such as: abominable, appalling, awful, bloody, dreadful, and eerie.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.