омерзительный; мерзкий; отвратительный; дьявольский
- The 1990 election campaigns are confirming that this lesson was well learnt: candidates are indulging in ghoulish rivalry in support of execution.
- Only when they came close was it possible to make out the dark shadow of a hand and arm carving each one, the sketchy outline of a black body behind, and above, a ghoulish half-lit face with gaping shadowy craters for mouth and eyes.
- Whenever he spoke, it would compose itself into a ghoulish grin.
- It was the somewhat ghoulish climax to the celebration of St Oliver Plunkett Day when a helicopter brought the 300-year-old body from its resting place.
- Perhaps they were influenced by the ghoulish sets and sound effects, Christopher Lee's cape and the "blood capsules" they bought to disgust their pals.
- In a move variously described as "ghoulish", "Machiavellian" and "sick", Mr Creed, it was alleged, had orchestrated this posthumous resignation, instructing expert embalmers to preserve the corpse and even arranging a photo session two days after Sir Charles's death (Sir Charles's lifeless arm around Mr Creed's shoulders) so a picture could be released to the press along with a transcript of the letter of resignation.
- In my children, then aged between thirty-one and twenty-two, I sensed a certain ghoulish concern.
- B: Raul Julia, or that ghoulish Gomez of The Addams Family
- He then goes on to say that after her death he loved her more than when she was alive - this leads us into a trap, for we begin to feel that the old man was a ghoulish sentimentalist.
- MODERN EXISTENTIALIST thriller played out in a ghoulish horror setting.
- Is not that rather ghoulish?"
- She hurried across the course and pushed through a knot of ghoulish spectators who were standing gloomily by the area which had been cordoned off.
- "That's a bit ghoulish," he joked nervously.