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  • Old English grislic (in compounds) "horrible, dreadful," from root of grisan "to shudder, fear," a general Germanic word (cognates: Old Frisian grislik "horrible," Middle Dutch grisen "to shudder," Dutch griezelen, German grausen "to shudder, fear," Old High German grisenlik "horrible;" of unknown origin; Watkins connects it with the PIE root *ghrei- "to rub," on notion of "to grate on the mind" (see chrism). See also gruesome, to which it probably is connected in some way. Related: Grisliness.

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  • Left in Grisly Fashion Left in Grisly Fashion is the third release by Dutch death metal band Prostitute Disfigurement.
  • He Meets His Match, The Grisly Ghoul "He Meets His Match, The Grisly Ghoul" is the 16th episode of the Batman television series, first airing on ABC March 3, 1966 and repeated August 11, 1966 in its first season. It guest starred Cesar Romero as the Joker.

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