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Word: grisly

Definition: ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies


Sentences Containing 'grisly'

He was never absent during business hours, unless upon an errand, and then he was represented by his son: a grisly urchin of twelve, who was his express image.
The Honest Tradesman To the eyes of Mr. Jeremiah Cruncher, sitting on his stool in Fleet street with his grisly urchin beside him, a vast number and variety of objects in movement were every day presented.
You take a night when there's one of these grisly, drizzly, gray mists, and then there isn't any particular shape to a shore.
It was a grisly, hideous night, and all shapes were vague and distorted.
About midway down the outside rank, a shrouded figure was sitting upright, wagging its head slowly from one side to the other a grisly spectacle!
Yes, that was plain; but nobody wanted that grisly task.
I knew of her enchantment and her fate, From high-born dame to peasant wench transformed And touched with pity, first I turned the leaves Of countless volumes of my devilish craft, And then, in this grim grisly skeleton Myself encasing, hither have I come To show where lies the fitting remedy To give relief in such a piteous case.
He stirred his coffee round and round, he sipped it, he felt his chin softly with his grisly hand, he looked at the fire, he looked about the room, he gasped rather than smiled at me, he writhed and undulated about, in his deferential servility, he stirred and sipped again, but he left the renewal of the conversation to me.
He did not gather his eyebrows together, for he had none worth mentioning; but he frowned to that degree that he almost closed his small eyes, while the hurried raising of his grisly hand to his chin betrayed some trepidation or surprise.
After some rubbing of the lower part of his face, and some looking at us with those bad eyes, over his grisly fingers, he made one more address to me, half whining, and half abusive.
He lived in the world, as the last of the Grisly Bears lived in settled Missouri.
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