Pronunciation: (gOO'lish), [key]
1. strangely diabolical or cruel; monstrous: a ghoulish and questionable sense of humor.
2. showing fascination with death, disease, maiming, etc.; morbid: ghoulish curiosity.
3. of, pertaining to, or like a ghoul or ghouls.
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