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macabre: Meaning and Definition of

ma•ca•bre

Pronunciation: (mu-k'bru, -kb', -k'bur), [key]
? adj.
  1. gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible.
  2. of, pertaining to, dealing with, or representing death, esp. its grimmer or uglier aspect.
  3. of or suggestive of the allegorical dance of death.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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