GRUESOME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GRUESOME
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gruesome
 a.  causing horror; frightful and shocking
Classic Sentence:
1  Constance didn't like this dense new part of the wood; it seemed gruesome and choking.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  It had taken her years to realize that it was really blotted out by this terrifying new and gruesome England, and that the blotting out would go on till it was complete.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  He is accused of all unspeakable things and curiously enough, the woman has managed to get the bulk of the colliers' wives behind her, gruesome fish, and the village is putrescent with talk.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
4  It was the same in all the packing house cities; and suddenly the newspapers and public woke up to face the gruesome spectacle of a meat famine.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
5  The place was not so gruesome as last night, but oh, how unutterably mean-looking when the sunshine streamed in.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence:
1  There has been a series of gruesome murders in the capital.
2  Police described it as a particularly gruesome attack.
3  Rader seemed to proudly relive his crimes as he recounted his killings in gruesome detail, right in front of the victims' families.