Part of speech:
Arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction, especially by exaggerated or lurid details:
Clearly defined; unquestionable:
Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
Extreme in degree, strength, or size:
Like ashes, esp. in color; pale; pallid
The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.
Full of, covered with, or like gore; bloody
The definition of gruesome is something unpleasant or causing horror.
Causing great harm or fear; terrible:
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
The definition of livid is discolored by a bruise or someone furious with anger.
The definition of macabre is something gruesome, shocking or horrifying.
The definition of sallow is skin that looks a little yellow.
Having an effect like that of a heavy blow or shock; staggering
Free from foreign matter or pollution; unadulterated:
Causing repugnance; gruesome.
Of, like, or covered with ashes
Of or like paste in color or texture
Like wax, as in being yellowish, soft, smooth, lustrous, pale, plastic, pliable, impressionable, etc.
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