Sentence Examples


  • Pulling gloves and a bag from his pocket, he proceeded to collect the grisly specimen.
  • Lydia staggered to her feet and joined them, leaving the grisly sight behind.
  • The grisly scene leading to the condos likely dissuaded anyone from visiting, she rationalized.
  • He is described as a grisly monster with a hundred dragons' heads, who was conquered and cast into Tartarus by Zeus.
  • It is difficult, moreover, not to connect the repeated wall-paintings and reliefs of the palace illustrating the cruel bull sports of the Minoan arena, in which girls as well as youths took part, with the legend of the Minotaur, or bull of Minos, for whose grisly meals Athens was forced to pay annual tribute of her sons and daughters.

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