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grisly

adjective uk   /ˈɡrɪz.li/ us  
extremely unpleasant, especially because death or blood is involved: The 55-year-old Canadian had suffered a grisly death. a grisly murderSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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