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gory

adjective  us   /ˈɡɔr·i, ˈɡoʊr·i/
unpleasant or frightening, esp. because covered with blood or showing signs of violence: I’m afraid most operations look pretty gory.
Translations of “gory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 血腥暴力的, 殘暴的, 血淋淋的…
in Russian кровавый, кровопролитный…
in Turkish şiddet ve kan içeren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血腥暴力的, 残暴的, 血淋淋的…
in Polish krwawy…
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