Grisly and Heinous


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

Heinous and grisly are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Heinous" instead an adjective "Grisly".
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Heinous adjective – Extremely wicked, deeply criminal.
Grisly and heinous are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Grisly" instead an adjective "Heinous".
Nearby Word: heinously
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Things that words describes

stuff grisly stuff heinous stuff
nature grisly nature heinous nature
murder grisly murder heinous murder
moment grisly moment heinous moment
Other nouns: act, fashion, example, evidence, murderer, examples, experiments, murders, crimes.

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Grisly & Heinous. N.p., 2016. Web. 14 Jul. 2020. <>.
Heinous or Grisly. 2016. Accessed July 14, 2020.

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