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not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

shockingly repellent

harshly ironic or sinister

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harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

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r a It bucked trend of going on the defensive and hanging on for grim death
But, Craig Stiens, Leek, and Marcus Griffiths were unable to convert good chances while late appeals for a penalty went unheeded as the home side clung on for grim death to secure a famous victory.
Nevertheless, United were stretched all the way by the bottom of the table visitors who netted early - then hung on for grim death.
The Premiership has become a procession with two for the title, two more for the Champions League, the next four in the UEFA Cup shake up with the rest clinging on to the cash cow for grim death hoping not to be the one without a seat when the music stops next May.
A fire service spokesman said: 'He had shimmied up part of the pole and then climbed up the rungs to the top where he was hanging on for grim death and calling for help.
Paul Hanagan earned the applause of his fellow jockeys after holding on for grim death when this seasoned handicapper went very sour and auditioned persuasively for the rodeo.
And Gemini, the twins, falling through space together at arm's length, repelled and obsessed at the same time, pushing each other away and hanging on for grim death.
Watching the lanky bearded New Englander performing on Jools Holland's Later - eyes closed tight and gripping his acoustic guitar for grim death - or just listening to his excellent debut album Trouble, that sound is unforgettable.
If a company can not buy the steel then it will go out of business but metalforming people are a tenacious lot and will hang on for grim death,' he said.
However, they came back really strongly and I remember we were hanging on for grim death in the end.
Aberdeen had to cling on to three points for grim death in injury time after seeing a four goal half-time lead evaporate down to one.
We are hanging on to their coat tails for grim death to stay in touch at the top and other teams will definitely come up to challenge them on merit as the season goes on.
He ended up with his front wheel through the slats and him hanging on for grim death.
LET US SPRAY: Jenni makes a splash as a surfer girl on Australia's Gold Coast; THE TIDE IS HIGH: But Jenni is holding on to her board for grim death