Macabre

in a Sentence

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Definition of Macabre

gruesome, shocking, disturbing, terrifying

Examples of Macabre in a sentence

Since even the scariest of horror movies only made her laugh, Sofia supposed that she had a macabre sense of humor.

While David has a talent for pulling macabre pranks, it can get a little bothersome when he doesn’t limit them to Halloween.

Although Rose had braced herself to find some macabre surprise like a fake eyeball in the small box, she nearly fainted when she saw a beautiful diamond engagement ring.

In preparation for the sacrifice, thirteen members of the coven performed a macabre dance around the altar.

When the reporters questioned Anna about her son’s macabre hobbies, she said that she had never imagined that they would lead to such tragic and shocking events.

I find this painting to be very disturbing, and when I turn it upside down, it becomes downright macabre!

Some of the popular forensic crime series on television can get to be a little too graphic and macabre for my taste.

Among the other evils committed under Hitler’s regime were the macabre experiments performed on prisoners.

Stephen King is famous for inventing all sorts of macabre story lines and plot twists.

Some 1970s bands such as Alice Cooper and KISS adopted macabre makeup styles and costumes to add to the wild effect of their live concerts.

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