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macabreadjective

uk   /məˈkɑː.brə/ us   /məˈkɑː.brə/
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macabreadjective

us   /məˈkɑb·rə, -ˈkɑb/
causing shock and fear because connected with death, esp. strange or cruel death: After the diagnosis, he said he just wanted to stay “above ground,” she recalled, smiling at his macabre humor.
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