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grizzly, grisly - vocabulary

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adjective

Grizzly: grayish; also, as a noun, a large bear.

Grisly: causing a feeling of horror; gruesome; horrible, as in a grisly murder.

I often look upon a face Most ugly, grisly, bare and thin; I often view the hollow place, Where eyes and nose had sometimes been.

—Robert Southwell Upon the Image of Death

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