ghastly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • Or was it just this ghastly time that had made them all appear so? Cited from His Second Wife, by Ernest Poole
  • Did he know how ghastly a failure her first marriage had been? Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Then he is told about an abandoned house that has a ghastly secret.
  • All was now ready for the last act, and the soldiers started their ghastly work. Cited from The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ, by James Stalker
  • Paul closed his eyes, lay still, and then at a ghastly thought, opened his eyes again. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He looked like a man who was seeing some ghastly sight. Cited from The Girl on the Boat, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • His face looked ghastly at the thought of losing that strange, half-western wife of his. Cited from The Lion of Petra, by Talbot Mundy
  • He looked simply ghastly, but the man would give me no account of what had caused the attack. Cited from Brood of the Witch-Queen, by Sax Rohmer
  • I pray that I may never look upon such a ghastly sight again. Cited from The Congo Rovers, by Harry Collingwood
  • This has been a ghastly week, and now it is beginning again. Cited from Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, by Anonymous
  • I cannot imagine any future for me other than a ghastly one.
  • Two out of every three people on this ghastly journey died, while many others returned to their homes.
  • The scene that met his eyes was a very ghastly one. Cited from The Iron Horse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • For one ghastly moment I thought you were going to give me in charge on the spot. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • I have never heard anything so ghastly nor so blood-curdling either before or since. Cited from Seen and Unseen, by E. Katharine Bates
  • When he could look up again his face was ghastly with misery. Cited from Captain Scraggs, by Peter B. Kyne
  • I suppose we shall have to tell him the ghastly truth. Cited from The Romance of Golden Star ..., by George Chetwynd Griffith
  • "It must have been ghastly, but it seemed to go down all right."
  • His eyes were closed, and his face had grown ghastly in his illness. Cited from The Stolen Singer, by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • All the faces dropped and a ghastly silence fell upon the group. Cited from With Those Who Wait, by Frances Wilson Huard
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