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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Grewsome  \Grew"some\,  Gruesome  \Grue"some\,  a.  [From  a  word  akin 
  to  Dan.  gru  horror,  terror  +  -some;  cf  D.  gruwzaam  G. 
  grausam  Cf  {Grisly}.] 
  Ugly;  frightful. 
  Grewsome  sights  of  war.  --C.  Kingsley.