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grisly
used in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)

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Definition
repellent or sickening — frequently as with the uncensored depiction of gruesome death or injury
  • With Peeta's grisly account fresh in our minds, we crunch through the streets of broken glass until we reach our target, the block we are to take.
    Chapter 19 (86% in)
  • At the pressure of his hand against my shoulder, I turn away from the grisly thing that was Messalla; I make my feet go forward, fast, so fast that I can barely skid to a stop before the next intersection.
    Chapter 22 (44% in)

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