Travel vs Gruesome - What's the difference?

travel | gruesome |


As a verb travel

is to be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.

As a noun travel

is the act of traveling.

As an adjective gruesome is

repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly.

travel

English

Alternative forms

* travell

Verb

  • To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.
  • I like to travel .
  • To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.
  • Soundwaves can travel through water.
  • (basketball) To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
  • To travel throughout (a place).
  • I’ve travelled the world.
  • To force to journey.
  • * Spenser
  • They shall not be travelled forth of their own franchises.
  • (obsolete) To labour; to travail.
  • (Hooker)

    Synonyms

    * fare, journey

    Derived terms

    * (l), (l)

    Noun

  • The act of traveling.
  • space travel
    travel to Spain
  • (p) A series of journeys.
  • (p) An account of one's travels.
  • I’m off on my travels around France again.
  • The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point.
  • The working motion of a piece of machinery; the length of a mechanical stroke.
  • There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.
    My drill press has a travel of only 1.5 inches.
  • (obsolete) Labour; parturition; travail.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of travelling) journey, passage, tour, trip * (activity or traffic along a route or through a given point) traffic * (working motion of a piece of machinery) stroke, movement, progression

    Derived terms

    * travel bug * active travel

    References

    * *

    gruesome

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly
  • * 1912 : (Edgar Rice Burroughs), (Tarzan of the Apes), Chapter 6
  • In the middle of the floor lay a skeleton, every vestige of flesh gone from the bones to which still clung the mildewed and moldered remnants of what had once been clothing. Upon the bed lay a similar gruesome thing, but smaller, while in a tiny cradle near-by was a third, a wee mite of a skeleton.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=May 04 , title=Bin Laden was unarmed when shot dead citation , passage=Jay Carney said that the US was considering whether to release photos of bin Laden after he was killed on Sunday but that the photos were gruesome and could be inflammatory.}}