Macabre is a term used to describe Gothic, dark and grim works of literature and art that usually have strong connections with death.
Tim Burton's work is macabre.
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1. Suggesting the horror of death and decay; gruesome
2. Constituting or including a representation of death.
Macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle Ages.
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The top Alliance guild on World of Warcraft's Mannoroth server. Established in December 2005.
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Chicago speed metal band consisting of:

Corporate Death-
7-string guitar and lead vocals

Nefarious-
6-string bass and backing vocals

Dennis the Menace-
Drums

Nearly every song is about serial killers. Notable ones include:
"Ed Gein"
"David Brom Took An Axe"
"Jeffrey Dahmer and the Chocolate Factory"
"Night Stalker"
"Dr. Holmes - He Stripped Their Bones"
"Unabomber"

Many great albums including Gloom, Sinister Slaughter, Behind the Walls of Sleep, Unabomber, Dahmer, Morbid Campfire Songs, and Murder Metal.
While I dismembered the man attempting to break into my home, I was listening to "Serial Killer" by Macabre. My favorite band.
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Meaning, dance of the dead. Name of the latest lp by the infamous group "The Faint"
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Corn on the MACABRE- (adjective)
Describes instances of humor that lean strongly to the darker realm of humor...
(synonymous with "black comody")
... but with a bit more "guilt" and/or "cringe" attached.
Boy I could not believe how "corn on the macabre" that comedy show was last.! RIsky subject matter is one of my favorite guilty pleasures.
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the performance of a kind of dance that happens when bullets rip through your body, often rapidly so that your body is animated and appears to be dancing.
the body shifted from side to side violently as bullets poured into his body they called it the Danse Macabre
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