grewsome


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grewsome \Grew"some\, Gruesome \Grue"some\, a. [From a word akin
   to Dan. gru horror, terror + -some; cf. D. gruwzaam, G.
   grausam. Cf. Grisly.]
   Ugly; frightful.
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         Grewsome sights of war.                  --C. Kingsley.
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