Ghastly

Definition of Ghastly

Ghast´ly
a.1.Like a ghost in appearance; deathlike; pale; pallid; dismal.
Each turned his face with a ghastly pang.
- Coleridge.
His face was so ghastly that it could scarcely be recognized.
- Macaulay.
2.Horrible; shocking; dreadful; hideous.
Mangled with ghastly wounds through plate and mail.
- Milton.
adv.1.In a ghastly manner; hideously.
Staring full ghastly like a strangled man.
- Shak.

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