Grisly and Hideous


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

Hideous is a synonym for grisly in gruesome topic. In some cases you can use "Hideous" instead an adjective "Grisly", when it comes to topics like dreadful, horrible, grim, beautiful. popular alternative
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Hideous adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: the hideous way in which she treated her maid after she discovered her ring was missing

Grisly is a synonym for hideous in grotesque topic. You can use "Grisly" instead an adjective "Hideous", if it concerns topics such as ugly, dreadful, horrible, grim. popular alternative
Nearby Words: hide, hideously
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death grisly death hideous death
abuse grisly abuse hideous abuse
version grisly version hideous version
artwork grisly artwork hideous artwork
Other nouns: ways, deaths, experiments, murders, scars, fates, crimes.
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