Ghastly and Terrible


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

Terrible is a synonym for ghastly in good topic. In some cases you can use "Terrible" instead an adjective "Ghastly", when it comes to topics like fear, rough, nasty, serious. informal substitute
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Terrible adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a terrible nightmare that woke me up

Ghastly is a synonym for terrible in good topic. You can use "Ghastly" instead an adjective "Terrible", if it concerns topics such as fear, nasty, bad, dreadful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: terribly, terrify, terror
Synonyms for Terrible

Things that words describes

state ghastly state terrible state
truth ghastly truth terrible truth
fate ghastly fate terrible fate
place ghastly place terrible place
Other nouns: price, death, way, voice, monster, crime, curse, jokes, crimes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Whenever there is an Earth-Shattering Kaboom, it's sure to make a terrible, ghastly noise.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom Ironically, rather than a "terrible, ghastly noise" (as the book, listed below, describes), the destruction of the Earth in the film version is silent (more like an earth imploding "zip").
  • Western Animation / Evil Con Carne Not that the heads of the organisation are geniuses however... Terrible Trio: Hector, Ghastly, and Skarr.
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