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Definition of gruesome adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gruesome

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɡrusəm//
     
     
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  1. 1very unpleasant and filling you with horror, usually because it is connected with death or injury a gruesome murder gruesome pictures of dead bodies
  2. 2(humorous) We spent a week in a gruesome apartment in Miami.
 
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