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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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Seizing his shield and drawing his sword, he cried, "Come, let us go to him, let us help our chieftain, although the grim terror of fire be hot.
But these again were engaged ib battle: and behind them the dusky Fates, gnashing their white fangs, lowering, grim, bloody, and unapproachable, struggled for those who were falling, for they all were longing to drink dark blood.
Since earliest childhood he had been a searcher after fun, much to the sorrow of his fellow-apes, and now he saw the humor of the frightened panic of the apes and the baffled rage of Numa even in this grim jungle adventure which had robbed Mamka of life, and jeopardized that of many members of the tribe.
But Tarzan went abroad alone, for Tarzan was a man-thing and sought amusement and adventure and such humor as the grim and terrible jungle offers to those who know it and do not fear it--a weird humor shot with blazing eyes and dappled with the crimson of lifeblood.
He had always been a joker, the only joker in the grim and terrible company; but now as he lay there half dead from his hurts, he almost swore a solemn oath forever to forego practical joking--almost; but not quite.
Bild said: "The woman was often pregnant but GRIM FIND covered these pregnancies up.
Big Pete is partnered by the Grim Reaper, a 1999 Chevrolet pick-up replica, and will be seen devastatingly crushing cars and performing heartstopping jumps over heights of 15ft.
The pain and horror he went through deserves a prosecution," says Grim.
The character is grim because his father fired him from the family law firm.
With a combined weight of twelve tonnes, Big Pete and Grim Reaper will thrill the crowd with jumps, stunts and an exciting display of monster truck fun.
Grim discovery: Tywyn Details of the find late last year were made public after the Daily Post submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Noreen McManus-owned With Grim Intent is now the 5-4 joint-favourite with the sponsors for the Derby crown along with Marie Field's Kyle Calvin, who has been most impressive in both his outings, producing smart clocks in each.
The first flight of Grim Reaper 102 is the culmination of many years hard work and planning by the Sailors of VFA-101 and our Lockheed Martin partners and is an exciting first step in introducing the Navy's first 5'1i generation fighter to fleet," said Capt.
Abdullah has contacts in Canton and Grangetown and is described as white, 5ft 2in tall, with cropped dark-brown hair, blue eyes, and has a tattoo of the Grim Reaper on his right hand.
But unlike the many other zombie novels on the market, the plague in Grim Reflections is only the beginning of trouble and Alex's team's investigations reveal a deeper plot and evil surrounding the entire process: this is what continues to make the Gray Spear Society titles so compelling as they move beyond predictable formulas and delve into unique (and spiritual) realms of deeper plots and strong characterization.