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Meaning of grisly

gris•ly

Pronunciation: (griz'lē), [key]
— -li•er, -li•est.
  1. causing a shudder or feeling of horror; horrible; gruesome: a grisly murder.
  2. formidable; grim: a grisly countenance.

gris•ly

Pronunciation: (gris'lē), [key]
— -li•er, -li•est.
  1. gristly.
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