GRE Word List


inspiring horror or repulsion : grisly

The meaning of the word gruesome is inspiring horror or repulsion : grisly.

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allegorythe expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence
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dislodgeto drive from a position of hiding, defense, or advantage
opprobriumsomething that brings disgrace
incubateto sit on (eggs) so as to hatch by the warmth of the body