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Ghastly

Ghast´ly
a.1.Like a ghost in appearance; deathlike; pale; pallid; dismal.
Each turned his face with a ghastly pang.
- Coleridge.
His face was so ghastly that it could scarcely be recognized.
- Macaulay.
2.Horrible; shocking; dreadful; hideous.
Mangled with ghastly wounds through plate and mail.
- Milton.
adv.1.In a ghastly manner; hideously.
Staring full ghastly like a strangled man.
- Shak.
Adj.1.ghastly - shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
2.ghastly - gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs"
Synonyms: charnel, sepulchral
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