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Meaning of GRUESOME

Pronunciation:  'groosum

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

GRUESOME is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: alarming, ghastly, grim, grisly, macabre



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grue"some\, a.
Same as {Grewsome}. [Scot.]

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