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1       adj   Ghoulish people and things show an unnatural interest in things such as human suffering, death, or dead bodies.  
usu ADJ n     (disapproval)    They are there only to satisfy their ghoulish curiosity.     
2       adj   Something that is ghoulish looks or behaves like a ghoul.  
usu ADJ n  
...the ghoulish apparitions at the window.     
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disgusting, grisly, gruesome, macabre, morbid, sick     (informal)   unwholesome  

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ghoul, goldfish, girlish, ghostly

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