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gris·ly

 (grĭz′lē)
adj. gris·li·er, gris·li·est
Causing repugnance; gruesome. See Synonyms at ghastly.

[Middle English grisli, from Old English grislīc; see ghrēi- in Indo-European roots.]

gris′li·ness n.

grisly

(ˈɡrɪzlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
causing horror or dread; gruesome
[Old English grislic; related to Old Frisian grislik, Old High German grīsenlīh]
ˈgrisliness n
Usage: See at grizzly

grisly

(ˈɡrɪzlɪ)
n, pl -lies
obsolete a variant spelling of grizzly

gris•ly

(ˈgrɪz li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. causing a shudder or feeling of horror; gruesome: a grisly murder.
2. formidable; grim.
[before 1150; Middle English; Old English grislīc horrible; c. Old High German grīsenlīh]
gris′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grisly - shockingly repellentgrisly - 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"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

grisly

grisly

adjective
Shockingly repellent:
Translations
مُخيف، مُرْعِب
děsnýošklivýstrašný
uhyggelig
viîbjóîslegur
šaušalīgs

grisly

[ˈgrɪzlɪ] ADJ (grislier (compar) (grisliest (superl))) (= horrible) → horroroso; (= horrifying) → horripilante

grisly

[ˈgrɪzli] adjmacabre

grisly

adj (+er)grausig, grässlich

grisly

[ˈgrɪzlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (murder) → raccapricciante

grisly

(ˈgrizli) adjective
horrible. a grisly sight.
References in classic literature ?
But, aware at the instant of a fine opening for a point, Mr Boffin quenched that observation in this--delivered in the grisliest growling of the regular brown bear.
In one of the years grisliest stories, an Arlington Heights man was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in June after authorities say he nearly severed a mans forearm with a chain saw.
A HOTEL that became one of Wales' grisliest murder scenes has been razed to the ground under plans from a developer.
Learning Officer David Silk explains: "The name comes from the grisliest punishment inflicted on traitors imprisoned at the castle.
It's not the grisliest chapter of Judges, believe it or not, but it's still deeply upsetting.
You'll be led around Old Town by some of the "deceased" locals who love to share the darkest and grisliest tales.
Corona's 1971 work became the grisliest mass murder known to date in the United States.
Mexico City: Mexico was confronted on Saturday with possibly one of the grisliest massacres in years of drug violence after gang suspects confessed to incinerating the bodies of 43 missing students and dumping them in a river.
A police source said the scene of the latest killings was among the grisliest the city had seen since the so-called "milkshake murder" in 2003.
Even fierce admirers of the South Korean provocateur, however, would struggle to suggest that he's in top form in this turgid revenge tale, in which the perpetrators of a schoolgirl's senseless murder are singled out for punishment of the grisliest variety.
Seems like Game of Thrones has a pretty good chance at this Grisliest Deaths Emmy coming up.