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Gruesome Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    gruesome adj : 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"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen" [syn: ghastly, grim, grisly, macabre]
Gruesome Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gruesome \Grue"some\, a. Same as Grewsome. [Scot.]
Gruesome Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Grewsome \Grew"some\, Gruesome \Grue"some\, a. [From a word akin to Dan. gru horror, terror + -some; cf. D. gruwzaam, G. grausam. Cf. Grisly.] Ugly; frightful. Grewsome sights of war. --C. Kingsley.
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  • The Gruesomes: The Gruesomes are a Canadian Garage Punk band formed in 1985 from Montreal , Quebec , Canada . History: Bobby Beaton (guitar / vocals), ...
  • Gruesome Twosome: Gruesome Twosome may refer to: The "Gruesome Twosome" tour, a 2010 concert tour featuring Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper The Gruesome Twosome ...
  • Gruesome Gertie: Gruesome Gertie was the nickname given by death row inmates to the Louisiana electric chair . The 1940 Louisiana legislature had changed ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Gruesome Twosome: A Gruesome Twosome is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Bob Clampett and released on June 9, 1945. it stars Tweety , ...
  • Gruesome School Trip: Gruesome School Trip (De Griezelbus, lit. " "The Horror Bus") is a 2005 Dutch film , based on the novel series De Griezelbus by Paul van ...
  • Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids: Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids is a series of books by Jamie Rix and a TV series produced for ITV . The original TV series was based on ...
  • The Gruesomes (fictional characters): The Gruesomes are a family of fictional characters who appeared on The Flintstones television series. They debuted in 1964 during the ...

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* 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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