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ghoul

(in Muslim legend) an evil demon thought to eat human bodies, either stolen corpses or children
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Shot in the third person and ghoulishly graphic, it is survival horror at its best and riddled with devices to make your spine tingle.
1THE ADDAMS FAMILY (1991) THE ghoulishly funny world of the Addams family was a 1960s favourite.
Put on your mask, zip up your costume, and join for a ghoulishly good time filled with stories, treats and a craft.
Hotel Chocolat Halloween Wingston the Bat Dark Chocolate Boo Box (145g) PS8, hotechocolat.com THIS super-cute box contains 16 ghoulishly good individually wrapped chocolate shapes, including bats, skulls and witches' fingers.
AWARD-WINNING Hall Hill Farm will be opening for Halloween fun this half term (from tomorrow to October 28) offering an exciting week of ghoulishly good fun with lots of additional activities.
Actors in suitably spooky costumes roam the deck of the ship, hoping to share their terrible tales, and ghoulishly guiding you around every eerie nook and cranny.
Actors in spooky costume roam the ship's deck sharing their terrible tales and ghoulishly guiding you around every eerie nook and cranny.
More than ten feet tall, the work depicts a sailing vessel--the impossibly large jawbone of a donkey--with a torn sail, manned by a solemn piper, a ghoulishly pasty sailor, and a politician-like fat cat, who lurks in the shadows.
This is one of those things that people do not believe can happen until it does--and, despite the unspeakable tragedy, it took less than an hour for politicians to criticize the President, ghoulishly exhorting that we need more than prayers and consolation.
The Las Vegas mogul is drawn with a hooked nose, enjoying a luxurious meal with his wife while a waiter serves a bag of cash emblazoned with "$14.6 billion." In the strip, Miriam Adelson, grinning ghoulishly, tells her husband, "you've trained those Republicans well."
The set is minimal, the characters ghoulishly cartoonish, and the audience respond like they're at a rock gig.