Ghastly and Horrid


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

Horrid is a synonym for ghastly in horrible topic. In some cases you can use "Horrid" instead an adjective "Ghastly", when it comes to topics like terrible, horrendous, beautiful, horrifying. informal substitute
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Horrid adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: accused him of stealing and said mean and horrid things about him

Ghastly is a synonym for horrid in horrible topic. You can use "Ghastly" instead an adjective "Horrid", if it concerns topics such as offensive, terrible, horrendous, beautiful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrible, horror, horribly, horridly
Synonyms for Horrid

Things that words describes

image ghastly image horrid image
appearance ghastly appearance horrid appearance
manners ghastly manners horrid manners
way ghastly way horrid way
Other nouns: face, mess, crime, version, drinks, crimes.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Britain, this ghastly and horrid method was first legalized by Henry VIII for murderers who killed by poison, which was considered a form of treason.
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