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macabre

macabre

macabre - Dictionary definition and meaning for word macabre

Definition
(adj) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
Synonyms : ghastly , grim , grisly , gruesome , sick
Example Sentence
  • ghastly wounds
  • the grim aftermath of the bombing
  • the grim task of burying the victims
  • a grisly murder
  • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
  • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
  • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for macabre

sounds like hindi word makbara....and its made over the place where people are either buried or burnt.....and for me its a ghastly place..that I would never like to go to....
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by aniruddha_chaudhari

Sounds like massacre..which means "excessive killing of many people"..and which also represents death
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by garrulous

makbara :to move around makbara in night is a horrified act
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by priyanshu.mittal

Sounds like Nakaab (Mask). So Imagine some one came in front of you wearing a frightening mask, then you will feel gruesome!
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by sanchit

ma+cabre...watching cabre is horrible,gruesome and disgusting.
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by sunny.agarwal

Maha + Kabre = Kabbars are gruesome Another mnemonic can be mocambo who gives horrifying deaths to innocents
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by friendofafriend

MACABRE = Ma went to cabre for money this is a horifying situation abt poverty.
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by shaktipada

look like ma + cabret. if you saw your mother doing cabret in old hindi move, it would be "horrifying" and would scar you for life :)
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by tonymontana

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