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Synonyms for grisly
ˈgrɪz ligris·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sickadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, downcast, nauseous, wan, disgusted, pale, forbidding, dismal, dark, charnel, sick, demented, disconsolate, sepulchral, black, gloomy, low, unbalanced, pallid, unrelenting, down in the mouth, stern, blue, disturbed, brainsick, unappeasable, gruesome, macabre, downhearted, grim, sickish, ill, nauseated, mordant, sick(p), unhinged, dour, fed up(p), mad, low-spirited, relentless, unforgiving, sorry, crazy, drab, ghastly, depressed, dingy, inexorable, dreary, queasy, drear, sick of(p), tired of(p)

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grislyadjective

    Synonyms:
    frightful, horrible, horrid, terrific, hideous, appalling, dreadful, grim

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grisly":

    hideous, heinous, horrible

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How to use grisly in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    This includes the gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace.

  2. Andrew Chesnut:

    Joselyn came to a grisly end because she made herself famous over social media, gloating over her achievements, these girls know that they have to keep a low profile for their work, but for many the temptation to post on Instagram and Twitter is too great and they end up making themselves targets.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    We will have no truce or parlay with you Hitler, or the grisly gang who work your wicked will. You do your worst -- and we will do our best.

  4. Chicago Tribune:

    When the police arrived, Anthony Prate was taken into custody and is currently being held in CookCounty Jail without bond. Daniels grisly death has put the spotlight back on the bizarre events leading up to the death of Anthony Prate first wife, Bridget Prate, who died in 2011. CHICAGO TODDLER UNHURT AS FATHER AND ANOTHER MAN DIE IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE In that incident, Anthony Prate claimed Anthony Prate overheard Anthony Prate wife talking to another man and said they were plotting to kill Anthony Prate. Anthony Prate dialed 911 and demanded that both Anthony Prate wife of nearly 20 years and the man she was talking to be arrested. When authorities arrived, Bridget Prate told them it had all been a big misunderstanding and the officers left. Anthony Prate was charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 death of Anthony Prate girlfriend Malgorzata Daniel, a 48-year-old nurse who authorities said was stabbed 30 times in her home. ( Cook County Jail) Less than a week later, she was dead. Police found Bridgets crumpled body under the dashboard of a car that crashed while Prate was driving. Anthony Prate told the police that Anthony Prate wife had unbuckled Bridget Prate seat belt to look for Bridget Prate purse and a water bottle just seconds before Anthony Prate lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the center line, and hit an oncoming car and a tree before coming to a stop. When paramedics arrived, three bystanders had surrounded the car while Anthony Prate attempted to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Anthony Prate wife. Bridget Prate didnt have a pulse and Bridget Prate wasnt breathing. One of the bystanders said Anthony Prate, who had suffered only minor injuries, looked frantic and shocked.

  5. Aldous Huxley:

    We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-after, when it has become apparent that what triumphant science has done hitherto is to improve the means for achieving unimproved or actually deteriorated ends.

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