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Definition of Ghoulishly
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Literary usage of Ghoulishly
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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"He dug lower, in the end tossing aside his spade and digging with clawed hands, ghoulishly. So he dug until, laying bare a face, he gazed and recognized it ..."
2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"He giggled ghoulishly. He held out his good hand. "Get me up, okay?" Bobby hauled him to his feet. "Get me some warm clothes, too? ..."
3. Race Adjustment: Essays on the Negro in America by Kelly Miller (1909)
"... the tongue and hacking off the hands of the lovely Lavinia, ghoulishly chided her for not calling for sweet water with which to wash her delicate hands. ..."
4. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1908)
"... were there not still a few prurient-minded folk, both here and in America, who ghoulishly love to disseminate a contrary assumption. ..."