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  • s  shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    a grisly murder

  • Far from being "grisly," a universal library of scanned and searchable books would be the greatest imaginable gift to writers and future readers alike.
  • Swollen to flood stage by recent rainstorms, the muddy Pearl River last week washed some grisly flotsam onto the shores of the islands that hug South China.
  • He told of one band of Jews herded into a slaughterhouse, forced to kneel at the chopping blocks where their throats were cut in a grisly parody of kosher butchering.
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  • Former hit man expected to testify in Bulger murder trial
    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Jurors are expected to hear more grisly details about reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger's reign of terror in Boston when a former hit man testifies against his ex-boss in the closely watched racketeering and murder trial on Monday. Bulger faces a 32-count indictment that includes 19 murders he allegedly committed or ordered. ...
    June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • The Twenty Grisliest TV Death Scenes of the 2012-13 Season
    If you felt that the television season that just ended pushed the envelope in the gore department, you aren't alone. We created this slideshow of twenty grisly deaths both as a fitting eulogy to our Best of TV week and as a way to do our part in documenting the ... More »
    June 17, 2013 - Vulture
  • They’re ‘Crossing’ int’l ‘Lines’
    Serial killers are a dime a dozen on TV this year, what with “The Following,” “Hannibal,” and the various CBS procedurals that trade in grisly specifics and menace directed at women. This summer, NBC is trying to change up the game by taking the standard features of the crime drama...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post

  • Leonard Maltin in San Jose Mercury News
    Dean was a whole different animal,says film historian Leonard Maltin. "He became a cultural icon because of the rebel role he embodied, and even the sort of glamorously grisly way that he died. I'd wager that many young people who have...
  • Nelson Albano in Cape May County Herald
    We need to look no further than police reports of grisly accidents over the last several years to see the horrendous consequences of not wearing a seatbelt,Albano said. "The simple fact is that seat belts save lives, and it's past time we...
  • Barrie Zwicker in 680 News
    The interest of the media in this trial, in my opinion, is not because it's in Canada,said media critic Barry Zwicker, co-author of the book "The News: Inside the Canadian Media." "It's because it's a grisly murder trial - perhaps...

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