Definition: gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
Definition: gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
Sentences Containing 'macabre'
John Michael Callahan (February 5, 1951, Portland, Oregon – July 24, 2010), was a cartoonist, artist, and musician noted for dealing with macabre subjects and physical disabilities.
Murphy followed this with "Danse Macabre" (1922) featuring Adolph Bolm, Olin Howland, and Ruth Page.
A macabre postscript to the story was an allegation that the bones of some of the Aborigines were shipped to Sydney in two casks, though there is no supportive evidence of this.
The Type-II VK, which received the macabre nickname " 'baby coffin' " due to its shape, is remarkable in that it was possibly the first example of what today would be called a gun pod.
Patrick Mulkern of "Radio Times" wrote that it had "decent mystery, a logical plot, a dollop of camp but perhaps most rewarding of all it's a "danse macabre"".
Despite the commonplace setting the scene is rather macabre: conversations alternate between lighthearted pleasantries and equally dismissive discussions of the treatment of Jews.
But as the film plunges deeper into the dark and macabre, Jyaku discovers that the Legend of the Overfiend is not what it seems and that the future of the three realms may be strikingly different from what he is led to believe.
In early 2008, "Rolling Stone" gave the song and its accompanying album a rating of 3.5/5 stars, commenting "Raise the Dead gives its macabre subjects (and its lighter ones) an oddly upbeat spin.
The conclusion of the piece recalls the macabre "Songe d'une nuit de sabbat" of Hector Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique" (1830).
The magazine was set up in Chicago by J. C. Henneberger, an ex-journalist with a taste for the macabre.
They travel in macabre ships stained with blood and decorated with corpses chained to the hulls.
Crosby's biographer Wolff wrote, Crosby's death, given the macabre circumstances under which it occurred, scandalized Boston's Back Bay society.
It is full of the play of light and shadow, of macabre atmosphere, of sharply realistic faces and dramatic injections of sound.
Hallmarks of the theatre's regular schedule include the annual productions "From Shelterbelt With Love" (tales of love and relationships) and "Shelterskelter," (tales of horror, the macabre, suspense and dark comedy) coinciding with Valentine's Day and Halloween respectively.
In 1984, during the writing of "Urusei Yatsura" and "Maison Ikkoku", Takahashi took a different approach to storytelling and began the dark, macabre "Mermaid Saga".
Tracks include the dramatic Danse Macabre composed by Saint Saens, Palladio by Karl Jenkins and the well known hit To Love You More.
It is typically classified in the action or martial arts category, however it is very much a crime thriller about a cop (Kanzaki), whose fiancé (Mina) is only the latest victim in a series of macabre serial killings of young women.
In his book "Danse Macabre", Stephen King nominated this episode as "...the single most frightening story ever done on TV."
During the epilogue, Tsujikaze's past is further delved into, revealing how he came to adopt his macabre outlook on life and the events leading up to his encounter with Musashi in the first arc. This arc follows the upbringing of his arch-rival, Sasaki Kojirō.
The finding spurs corrupt industrialist Blackthorne Shore to clandestinely uncover a second monster buried elsewhere — a giant vine-like creature called "Tendril", who attacks the amber block's public unveiling in San Francisco to release the macabre colossus trapped within, "D'Compose".
"The Penalty" was one of Chaney's breakout roles, showcasing his taste for the macabre and talent for contortion and disguise.
The creativity of all those taking part and the many visitors have earned it other names such as the Spontaneous Carnival, Grotesque or Macabre Carnival. In 2005 the Nadur Carnival was the World Carnival Capital by virtue of hosting the largest ever gathering of international Carnival dignitaries and organizers for the global Carnival City summit organized by the Federation of European Carnival Cities
It relates a partly fictionalized account of Christina's time during captivity, with a detailed personal account of prison life, often drawing upon biblical references and black humour, and contrasting the comical with the macabre.
The police call in the Los Angeles County Canine Corps, and the Dobermans surround Eddie, knock him to the ground and, with a fittingly macabre irony, viciously tear the monster to pieces in the same way he killed his victims.
More Vocab Wordssoporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
lascivious - lustful
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
pecuniary - pertaining to money
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim