ghastly
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ghastly(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (terrible)
a. horroroso
We were so relieved once the ghastly debacle was over.Nos sentimos muy aliviados una vez que terminó el horroroso desastre .
b. horrible
Juan was badly injured in a ghastly car accident.Juan resultó gravemente herido en un horrible accidente automovilístico.
c. espantoso
How am I ever going to get out of this ghastly predicament?¿Cómo voy a salir de este aprieto espantoso?
d. horrendo
We couldn't believe the ghastly punishments imposed during the Middle Ages.No podíamos creer los horrendos castigos impuestos durante la Edad Media.
2. (very bad)
a. espantoso
Elisa told her boyfriend he needed to get rid of his ghastly carpet.Elisa le dijo a su novio que tenía que deshacerse de su espantosa alfombra.
b. horrendo
I can't take another day of this ghastly weather.No puedo aguantar un día más de este clima horrendo.
3. (pale)
a. cadavérico
The witness's face turned a ghastly shade of pale when she heard the question.El rostro de la testigo se puso de un tono blanco cadavérico cuando escuchó la pregunta.
b. pálido
You look ghastly! Are you feeling all right?¡Te ves pálido! ¿Te encuentras bien?
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ghastly
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (terrible)
a. horrible, horroroso(a)
it was all a ghastly mistaketodo fue un tremendo error
he looked ghastlytenía un aspecto horrible or
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ghastly [ˈɡɑːstlɪ]
adjective
ghastlier (comparative)ghastliest (superlative)
1 (awful) [+person] inaguantable; horroroso; [+dress, wallpaper] horrible; horroroso; [+situation, experience] espantoso; horrendo; horroroso; [+mistake] funesto
how ghastly! ¡qué horror!; it must be ghastly for her debe ser horrible para ella
2 (pale) pálido; cadavérico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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