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  • adjective superlative form of grisly: most grisly.

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  • Now faced with a stalker who knew way too much about Harding's tragic history, Messing layered over her character's tough shell hints of fear, loneliness and fatigue at devoting most of her life to fighting the grisliest of sex crimes extra points to the show for also revisiting Benson's own past crusade to catch her mother's rapist and having the guts to off Christine Lahti's ADA Sonya Paxton.

    Watercooler: SVU Ain't Messing Around

  • If you are deeply disturbed by the sinister implications, both corporate and gustatory, imagine my shock as I reeled out of the supermarket, my mind awhirl with the grisliest of possibilities, only to come upon this terrible scene at the docks, mere minutes away (click to enlarge):

    July « 2009 « Sentence first

  • If you are deeply disturbed by the sinister implications, both corporate and gustatory, imagine my shock as I reeled out of the supermarket, my mind awhirl with the grisliest of possibilities, only to come upon this terrible scene at the docks, mere minutes away (click to enlarge):

    The Cannibals of Galway

  • It's hard, heavy, woeful stuff, and while "England" is Harvey's grimmest album ever - which is saying something - it's also bloody cheerful: It's the gayest, grisliest, most hauntingly lovely record you'll hear all year.

    Album review: PJ Harvey, "Let England Shake"

  • It's hard, heavy, woeful stuff, and while "England" is Harvey's grimmest album ever - which is saying something - it's also bloody cheerful: It's the gayest, grisliest, most hauntingly lovely record you'll hear all year.

    Album review: P.J. Harvey's "Let England Shake"

  • The one that really got to me was not the grisliest, but it's the one that did.

    In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

  • It's a plot used in many a movie, most recently "1408" the number of a horrid hotel suite where 56 met their deaths, one after another in the grisliest of manners.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • It's a plot used in many a movie, most recently "1408" the number of a horrid hotel suite where 56 met their deaths, one after another in the grisliest of manners.

    Taking Advantage of Suicide Discount in Real Estate

  • Claire Denis's "Trouble Every Day" is more unsettled mood piece than conventional blood bath, although its carnal interludes are some of the grisliest episodes in the entire genre.

    Psychos and Suckers

  • Rubber gloves, forceps and aneurysm hooks – all of which had postmortem contact with the singer – are among the items that will come under the hammer at what is perhaps the grisliest sale in rock'n'roll history.

    Elvis Presley autopsy tools to go under the hammer

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