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Word: macabre

Definition: gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death


More Vocab Words

::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: vicar - parish priest; representative
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak