Grimmest
Grim Grim (gr[i^]m), a. [Compar. {Grimmer} (-m[~e]r); superl. {Grimmest} (-m[e^]st).] [AS. grim; akin to G. grimm, equiv. to G. & D. grimmig, Dan. grim, grum, Sw. grym, Icel. grimmr, G. gram grief, as adj., hostile; cf. Gr. ?, a crushing sound, ? to neigh.] Of forbidding or fear-inspiring aspect; fierce; stern; surly; cruel; frightful; horrible. [1913 Webster]

Whose grim aspect sets every joint a-shaking. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The ridges of grim war. --Milton.

Syn: Syn.-- Fierce; ferocious; furious; horrid; horrible; frightful; ghastly; grisly; hideous; stern; sullen; sour. [1913 Webster]


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