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gory

[gawr-ee, gohr-ee] /ˈgɔr i, ˈgoʊr i/
adjective, gorier, goriest.
1.
covered or stained with gore; bloody.
2.
resembling gore.
3.
involving much bloodshed and violence:
a gory battle.
4.
unpleasant or disagreeable:
to reveal the gory details of a divorce.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; gore1 + -y1
Related forms
gorily, adverb
goriness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gorily

gory

/ˈɡɔːrɪ/
adjective gorier, goriest
1.
horrific or bloodthirsty: a gory story
2.
involving bloodshed and killing: a gory battle
3.
covered in gore
Derived Forms
gorily, adverb
goriness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gorily

gory

adj.

"blood-soaked," late 15c., from gore (n.) + -y (2).

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