Grisly and Horrid


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

Horrid is a synonym for grisly in gruesome topic. In some cases you can use "Horrid" instead an adjective "Grisly", when it comes to topics like bad, horrible, beautiful, horrifying. popular alternative
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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

Grisly is a synonym for horrid in horrible topic. You can use "Grisly" instead an adjective "Horrid", if it concerns topics such as offensive, bad, beautiful, horrific. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrible, horror, horribly, horridly
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detail grisly detail horrid detail
piece grisly piece horrid piece
act grisly act horrid act
fashion grisly fashion horrid fashion
Other nouns: abuse, version, ways, experiments, crimes.
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