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macabre

ma·ca·bre

macabre

 
pronunciation:
m ka br [or] m ka br
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, depicting, or evoking death or the horrors of death; gruesome; ghastly.
The bloody battlefield was a macabre sight.Macabre scenes in the graveyard terrified the film's audiences.American writer Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his macabre tales.
synonyms:
frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, horrid, horrific, morbid, terrible
similar words:
dread, eerie, scary