how to pronounce gruesome


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gruesome is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of gruesome in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with the gruesome death of an infant I …”

meaning of gruesome

Gory means bloody, gruesome, or horrifying.

gruesome frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gruesome occurs in english on average 4.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gruesome can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gruesome can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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