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Gruesome Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabr

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gruesome'


  • Gruesome Twosome: Gruesome Twosome may refer to: A Gruesome Twosome, a 1945 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon The Gruesome Twosome (1967 film), film directed by Herschell
  • Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome: Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (also known as Dick Tracy Meets Karloff and Dick Tracy's Amazing Adventure (UK) ) is a 1947 thriller film starring Ralph Byrd
  • The Gruesome Twosome (1967 film): The Gruesome Twosome is a 1967 American splatter comedy film, produced and directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. Mrs. Pringle (Elizabeth Davis) owns a wig
  • The Gruesomes (The Flintstones): The Gruesomes are a family of fictional characters who appeared on The Flintstones television series. They debuted in 1964 during the show's fifth season
  • Joanna Gruesome: with the harpist Joanna Newsom. Joanna Gruesome are a five piece band from Cardiff, Wales. Joanna Gruesome were formed in 2010 in Cardiff at the suggestion
  • Gruesome Gertie: Gruesome Gertie was the nickname given by death row inmates to the Louisiana electric chair. The 1940 Louisiana legislature had changed the method of
  • A Gruesome Twosome: For other uses, see Gruesome Twosome (disambiguation). A Gruesome Twosome is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Bob Clampett and released
  • Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids: Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (or Grizzly Tales) is a series of books by Jamie Rix and a TV series produced for ITV. The original TV series was based
  • Gruesome School Trip: Gruesome School Trip (Dutch: De Griezelbus, lit. "The Horror Bus") is a 2005 Dutch film, based on the novel series De Griezelbus by Paul van Loon. The

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'Gruesome' example sentence in quotations


* We scientists, whose tragic destiny it has been to make the methods of annihilation ever more gruesome and more effective, must consider it our solemn and transcendent duty to do all in our power in preventing these weapons from being used for the brutal purpose for which they were invented. - Albert Einstein

* It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems. This is so untrue that it makes me want to cry--or laugh. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


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Gruesome Sample Sentences in News


  • Watch: Four Rabbis Killed In Gruesome Attack At A Jerusalem Synagogue
    F.B.I. to investigate attack as three of the victims are dual Israeli-American citizens. Read more on this news related to 'Gruesome'
  • Gruesome details released in murder trial of Volusia woman
    Gruesome details were released in court Friday in the first-degree murder trial of a Volusia County woman.  Read more on this news related to 'Gruesome'
  • Bird-watcher makes a gruesome discovery
    Bird-watcher Roberta Man­ian was hoping for a rare find Thursday — but this isn’t what she had in mind. Manian, of Brooklyn, was scanning the rocks and waters near the... Read more on this news related to 'Gruesome'

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