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grisly
used in The Lovely Bones

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repellent or sickening — frequently as with the uncensored depiction of gruesome death or injury
  • He willingly gave the grisly details to any customer who asked—young girl, cornfield, found only an elbow.
    Chapter Sixteen (45% in)

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