Definition of Ghastlier

1. Adjective. (comparative of ghastly) ¹



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Definition of Ghastlier

1. ghastly [adj] - See also: ghastly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghastlier

ghaffir
ghana
gharial
gharials
gharri
gharries
gharris
gharry
ghasard
ghast
ghasted
ghastful
ghastfully
ghasting
ghastlier (current term)
ghastliest
ghastlily
ghastliness
ghastlinesses
ghastly
ghastness
ghasts
ghat
ghatam
ghatams
ghats
ghatti
ghatti gum
ghaut

Literary usage of Ghastlier

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1. The Irish Orators: A History of Ireland's Fight for Freedom by Claude Gernade Bowers (1916)
"... to the shore of Bantry, ghastlier than that with which the swarthy ... scourged the plains of Lombardy—ghastlier than that through which the fiery ..."

2. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"It was a moving sight to behold him wasting away day by day ; growing thinner and thinner, and ghastlier and ghastlier, and staring with rueful visage from ..."

3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1851)
"Without stopping to object to the adjective "ghastlier," which is quite inappropriate to the place, what, we venture to ask, would King O'Toole or St. Kevin ..."

4. The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats (1829)
"It was not thirst but madness! many saw Their own lean image every where, it went A ghastlier »elf beside them, till the awe Of that dr<Md sight to ..."

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