Gruesome and Horrid


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Gruesome adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: didn't stick around to hear the gruesome details of the car accident

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

Gruesome is a synonym for horrid in horrible topic. You can use "Gruesome" instead an adjective "Horrid", if it concerns topics such as beautiful, horrific. popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrible, horror, horribly, horridly
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image gruesome image horrid image
detail gruesome detail horrid detail
manners gruesome manners horrid manners
form gruesome form horrid form
Other nouns: case, ritual, way, act, fashion, effects, crime, version, ways, experiments, monsters, crimes.
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