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ghastly

ghast·ly

ghastly

pronunciation:
gaest li
part of speech: adjective
inflections: ghastlier, ghastliest
definition 1: causing great fear or terror.
She had a ghastly nightmare.
synonyms:
awesome, dreadful, fearful, frightful, gruesome, horrible, terrible, terrifying
similar words:
dread, tremendous
definition 2: very pale.
He looked ghastly during his illness.
synonyms:
ghostly, pale, wan
antonyms:
healthy
similar words:
haggard, white
derivation: ghastliness (n.)