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adjective. ['ˈgæstli'] shockingly repellent; inspiring horror.
- keep down
Rhymes with Ghastly
Sentences with ghastly
These ghastly cheese and pumpkin mummy treats will be good enough to raise the dead.
Quotes about ghastly
1. My uncle worked in emergency wards dealing with people who came in with terrible injuries. He talked about the sketch shows they would put on to lighten the atmosphere. You often find this sense of grim humor in hospitals. The injuries people are suffering are ghastly. You have to laugh at something or you'd otherwise cry.
- Honeysuckle Weeks
2. How ghastly for her, people actually thinking, with their brains, and right next door. Oh, the travesty of it all.
- Gail Carriger, Soulless
3. Since then, at an uncertain hour, That agony returns: And till my ghastly tale is told, This heart within me burns.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
adjective. ['ˈgæstli'] gruesomely indicative of death or the dead.