gruesome

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRUESOME

It is a gruesome doctrine, that a child who kills himself does not really die.

The interior of the ship faded to its gruesome green darkness.

The man and woman were chopping at the viscous, gruesome head.

Down by his feet the gruesome mangled corpses were the size of children.

It had all the imperfections of unskilful improvisation and its subject was gruesome.

But the grief I had brought to these two ladies had gruesome associations.

She accepted this gruesome intelligence without any signs of distress.

The old cemetery with its gruesome headstones oppressed her.

But please forget all about this gruesome matter just now, my dear boy.

"It is a kind of gruesome fable," she said when he was done, and she shuddered slightly.

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