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Synonyms for macabre

Synonyms for macabre

susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome matters

Synonyms for macabre

shockingly repellent

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(In addition to being notoriously unreliable, the watch list often unfairly targets Muslim citizens.) There are, no doubt, growing pains--but GAG's ability to draw headlines, especially in what can macabrely be described as the lull between mass shootings, has already proved to be an asset.
If all individuals are alike by virtue of a shared essence or disposition, then no particular individual is special, unique, or important; in their sameness, individuals share a dubious equality in that they are exchangeable, replaceable and even macabrely expendable; no particular individual is cherished if all are abstracted as identical atoms vying to live the same life in the same space.
Judith cannot let Tom leave the farmhouse without her; Tom refuses to desert Judith when her clothing is caught in the pickup truck; and both are cooked and macabrely eaten together by the undead.
Though the poem, whose individual sentences are separated by ellipses, embodies a sense of unfinished business both structurally and thematically, it also relies upon a macabrely humorous tone to suggest that these writers simply couldn't help themselves, that they just had to leave: "Arno Schmidt is stuck in three black Borgesian doors ...
It is macabrely ironic that Paul Culliton should write that the men of the U.S.
Here indeed we are in a Poesque nightmare world, Dylan's ending recalling the culmination of 'Usher' as the "full, setting, and blood-red moon" macabrely lights up the collapse of the House (Poe 1978d: 417).
Macabrely, the people, in thrall to sadistic pleasure, are reluctant to concede the closure of the dog's death.
Macabrely humorous to Western ears, the clip has become a favorite on YouTube and hundreds of other sites.