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Of or pertaining to corpses and graverobbing

We had that afternoon dug a grave in the cellar, and would have to fill it by dawn -- for although we had fixed a lock on the house, we wished to shun even the remotest risk of a ghoulish discovery.

Of or pertaining to ghouls
Fascinated with corpses
{s} hideous, abominable; repulsive; morbid; of ghouls
Something that is ghoulish looks or behaves like a ghoul. the ghoulish apparitions at the window
suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details
disapproval Ghoulish people and things show an unnatural interest in things such as human suffering, death, or dead bodies. They are there only to satisfy their ghoulish curiosity
suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details"
Characteristic of a ghoul; vampirelike; hyenalike
ghoulish realism
horrible realism, forbidding realism
A graverobber; a person with an undue interest in death and corpses
A ghoul is an imaginary evil spirit. Ghouls are said to steal bodies from graves and eat them
An imaginary evil being among Eastern nations, which was supposed to feed upon human bodies
an evil spirit or ghost
{i} spirit, ghost, demon who robs graves and eats corpses; one who robs graves; one who enjoys disgusting or revolting things
someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
A spirit said to feed on corpses