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grisly
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • He was never absent during business hours, unless upon an errand, and then he was represented by his son: a grisly urchin of twelve, who was his express image.
  • To the eyes of Mr. Jeremiah Cruncher, sitting on his stool in Fleet-street with his grisly urchin beside him, a vast number and variety of objects in movement were every day presented.

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  • a grisly murder
  • Even by the standards of plane crashes, it was a grisly tragedy...
    Time, 2009  --  http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1914815_1914808_1914788,00.html(retrieved 10/15/09)

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