Ghastly and Grisly


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Ghastly adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: a ghastly murder that shocked even hard-bitten detectives

Grisly is a synonym for ghastly in dreadful topic. In some cases you can use "Grisly" instead an adjective "Ghastly", when it comes to topics like horrible, grim, beautiful, gruesome. popular alternative
Synonyms for Ghastly


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Grisly adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: recounted the visit to the murder scene in grisly detail

Ghastly is a synonym for grisly in gruesome topic. You can use "Ghastly" instead an adjective "Grisly", if it concerns topics such as dreadful, horrible, grim, beautiful. popular alternative
Synonyms for Grisly

Things that words describes

fate ghastly fate grisly fate
means ghastly means grisly means
death ghastly death grisly death
outcome ghastly outcome grisly outcome
Other nouns: example, wound, version, images, wounds, scars, crimes.
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