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1) macabre. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Suggesting the horror of death and decay; gruesome: macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle Ages. See synonyms at ghastly. 2. Constituting or including a...

2) macabre. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Shockingly repellent: ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrible, horrid, lurid. See BEAUTIFUL. 2. Susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome...

3) danse macabre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...danse macabre, see Death, Dance of....

4) Death, Dance of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Death, Dance of, or danse macabre (dans mka´br, -br, dans) (KEY) , originally a 14th-century morality poem. The poem was a dialogue between Death and representatives...

5) 2332. Jessica Mitford. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 2332 AUTHOR: Jessica Mitford QUOTATION: Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public. ATTRIBUTION: On funeral directors, The...

6) Maca'ber. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The dance macaber. The Dance of the dead (q.v.) (French, dance macabre.) A dance over which Death presides, supposed to be executed by the dead of all ages and conditions....

7) Addams, Charles Samuel. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...American cartoonist known for the macabre humor and Gothic settings of his cartoons, many of which first appeared in the New Yorker....

8) Poe, Edgar Allan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...American writer known especially for his macabre poems, such as The Raven (1845), and short stories, including The Fall of the House of Usher (1839)....

9) Grand Guignol. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Drama that emphasizes the horrifying or the macabre. After Le Grand Guignol, a theater in Paris....

10) Fuseli, Henry. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Swiss-born British painter whose works, including The Nightmare (1781), display a fantastic, macabre quality that influenced the surrealists of the 1920s and 1930s....

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