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1coloquial(very bad, awful)(situation) espantoso(situation) horrendo coloquialI can't stand that ghastly woman — no soporto a esa mujer, es repugnante
- you look ghastly — tienes muy mala cara
- With his ghastly haircut and appalling dress sense, and his strange mannerisms, he is, nevertheless a giant of a man.
- She is confined to her bed with ghastly old-fashioned furniture and state-supermarket fare.
- A ghastly terrible obscene waste of human life.
- The way Mrs. Keates was carrying on about her hair and her dress and her ghastly perfume, you would think she was being presented to the King himself rather than just going to supper.
- The prospect of the team splitting up and going their separate ways is too ghastly to contemplate.
- It may sound simple but the implications of any fuel price hike are always too ghastly to contemplate.
- When I started to take photographs they were all ghastly, except by accident.
- Such moments are unpleasant but are not as ghastly as having to do it deliberately.
- Therefore, I shall proceed forthwith to the essentials of the matter and preclude contemplation of such ghastly departures from proper form.
- So if that was a nightmare this will be too ghastly too contemplate.
- She works in the kitchen, and sometimes she cleans the chamber pots in the house, which I would find downright ghastly and appalling.
- It would be too ghastly to contemplate the outcome of such an action.
- He is fixed on this ghastly image, this odd aesthetic object.
- Rose expected the smell to be ghastly and terrible, but it wasn't.
- Coupled with a sincere belief in her innate cooking sense, this lack resulted in some spectacularly ghastly meals.
- One Kansas farmer lined his field with ghastly wind ornaments, rough cut from sheet metal and painted with slogans mocking liberal causes and government tyranny.
- I can't get the images out of my mind and this ghastly sick feeling inside my stomach.
- I pointed out that apart from the colours being ghastly, they were also dangerous for children.
- Hopefully it will embarrass those involved as they will have to travel into school on a ghastly coloured pink bus.
- Oh dear; why on earth did they pick such a ghastly canary yellow colour?
- you look ghastly — tienes muy mala cara
2(horrible, hideous)(accident/tale/crime/wound) horrible(accident/tale/crime/wound) espantoso
- But when we looked up, the fires and smoke shifted from ghastly spectacle to specific human horror.
- But the horror was just too ghastly to verbalize.
- For others it was a slaughter of the innocents, a ghastly reminder of the horrors and insanity of war.
- Their ghastly killings still strike fear, dread and disgust in the communities they pillaged.
- But they vowed: ‘We will not rest until the monster responsible for this ghastly crime is brought to justice and is behind bars.’
- When perpetrators of ghastly crimes are tried, we almost always hear the victims' families' calls for vengeance.
- Soon, however, the ghastly spectacle was to erupt on the streets itself.
- So many reports were prepared of the ghastly crime against humanity and still that work is going on.
- India has had plenty of ghastly crimes, but this was arguably the worst of the lot.
- What began as a simple missing persons inquiry developed into an international murder hunt described as one of the most ghastly investigations ever undertaken by Greater Manchester Police.
- The door swung open, and poor Jelvin's mother's eyes beheld the most ghastly sight they would ever see.
- Thus, even the book's most ghastly events are stripped of their horror, and so of their dramatic power as well.
- Matching the words of the song to the images, we begin to ponder a possible explanation - from a ‘crime passionelle’ to a ghastly workplace accident, or even a bizarre suicide.
- Transfixed, discomforted, we can't turn away from the spectacle as it lurches into even more ghastly territory.
- But as a film it takes us inside a country in ghastly strife and serves to remind us that the horrors outside what's presented in the film were a thousand times worse than what we see.
- It was not just the ghastly silence that inspired fear.
- The more spectacular and ghastly the terrorist deed, the greater the concentration of minds.
- It was a ghastly sight, indeed hardly ever paralleled.
- Much of what we see is ghastly and all too real; terrible anguish and sorrow.
- There is no way for us to escape this horrible, ghastly death.
3literario(deathly)(pallor) cadavérico(pallor) mortal(light) espectral literario
- Her right arm came up, and pushed a hidden button on her forehead, and the helmet disappeared, replaced by a ghastly pale white head with green hair falling down her shoulders.
- There was no mistaking those ghastly eyes and pale white skin.
- Her lips were shrivelled and pale, her skin a ghastly white.
- Pale full pink lips hardly contrasted to the ghastly white fair skin on his face.
- His black hair was drawn up in thick spikes, and he had a sallow face which was a ghastly white.
- Slowly, Sam turned his head to catch a glimpse of ghastly pale skin and long white hair decorated around a bright gem-like eye.
- His face was ghastly white and his eyes were black and beady.
- His face was ghastly white, tears streaming down his face.
- After he left her go, her face turned a ghastly color - nearly white.
- Her mother's eyes widened when she read the signature, and her face turned a ghastly shade of white.
- Every time I've looked in the mirror, I'm this pale, ghastly thing.
- His eyes were a bright red, and his skin was ghastly pale.
- The blood flowed and showed ghastly red against his pale skin.
- Her face was pale and ghastly, her eyes leaking tears faster and faster.
- From her ghastly pale face, Tom can tell that she was not healthy at all.
- The flow of tears finally ended and some color returned to her ghastly, pale face.
- Her skin had a ghastly gray pallor, with dark smudges of sleeplessness under her eyes.
- The blue vein was extremely easy to see in his ghastly pale skin.
- In the span of a few short minutes, her skin had become a ghastly shade of blue and she felt deathly cold.
- If her face was pale before, it was nothing compared to the ghastly appearance at the moment.
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