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gruesome-twosome

(ˈgrusəmˈtusəm)
n. two people or things. (Jocular. Neither the things nor the people have to be gruesome.) Well, it’s the gruesome-twosome. Come in and join the party.
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Finally the procession plunged into one of the gruesome doorways.
These things attended to, and the hangings draped once more about the couch that they might hide the gruesome thing beneath, the girl once more threw her arms about the Englishman's neck and dragged him toward the soft and luxurious pillows above the dead man.
Yet with the gruesome experiences of the day behind him, he could not but momentarily expect some insane outbreak from beyond the hangings.
Then, when he had confided the gruesome packet to the medical lawyer attached to the journal, he asked the lad, who was shortly to become famous as Rouletabille, what he would expect to earn as a general reporter on the "Epoque"?
In the first place Peg snored loudly; in the second place the fitful gleams of firelight kept flickering over the skull for half the night and making gruesome effects on it; in the third place Peg's pillows and bedclothes smelled rankly of tobacco smoke; and in the fourth place they were afraid the rat Peg had spoken of might come out to make their acquaintance.
As the flames ate their way into the living-room, reaching out forked tongues to lick up the bodies of the dead, one of that gruesome company whose bloody welterings had long since been stilled, moved again.
He decided then that this was some sort of gruesome nightmare with which he was afflicted.
Also, one gruesome vision he caught of his own head, sun-dried and smoke-cured, ornamenting the canoe house of a cannibal village.
The tomb in the daytime, and when wreathed with fresh flowers, had looked grim and gruesome enough, but now, some days afterwards, when the flowers hung lank and dead, their whites turning to rust and their greens to browns, when the spider and the beetle had resumed their accustomed dominance, when the time-discolored stone, and dust-encrusted mortar, and rusty, dank iron, and tarnished brass, and clouded silver-plating gave back the feeble glimmer of a candle, the effect was more miserable and sordid than could have been imagined.
The place was not so gruesome as last night, but oh, how unutterably mean looking when the sunshine streamed in.
While giving details of gruesome murder of Mohammad Hamad, 10, the DPO said the suspects had confessed to their crime during the preliminary investigation, adding that the victim was killed after he talked to a minor girl of the family of the killers.
SRINAGAR -- Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sunday paid rich tributes to the victims of Sopore massacres on their 24th anniversary, demanding impartial probe into all the gruesome massacres by the international agencies.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has demanded an impartial probe into all the gruesome massacres by the international agencies.
Videos of the gruesome incident show agitated students stomping on Mashal's lifeless, blood-soaked body and hitting him with sticks.
Chapter Seven of Tractate Sanhedrin begins with this gruesome question.