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English definition of “ghoul”

ghoul

noun [C] uk   /ɡuːl/ us  
an evil spirit that eats dead bodiesStrange, suspicious and unnaturalThe supernatural - general words informal someone who is very interested in death and unpleasant thingsUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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