Grisly和grizzly两个词拼写和发音相似,因此常常容易错误使用,下面一起看看两者的区别吧~

The words grisly and grizzly are often confused but are quite different in meaning.

Grisly和grizzly单词有着不同的含义,但常常容易混淆。

1.Grisly means ‘causing horror or disgust’, as in:

1.Grisly表示:导致恐惧的或厌恶的,例如:

The gang committed a series of grisly crimes.

这个团伙犯下了一系列严重的罪行。

He was insane when he carried out the grisly murders.

他在进行那些恐怖的谋杀时已精神癫狂。

2.Whereas grizzlyis chiefly used with reference to a kind of large American bear and can also mean ‘grey or grey-haired’, as in:

2.然而grizzly主要用于指一种大型的美国熊(灰熊),也可以表示:灰色的/灰白的,例如:

As the years went on he became grizzly in .

随着时间的流逝他变得白发苍苍。

There is also the word gristly, which is pronounced similarly to grizzly and grisly, but means ‘consisting of or full of gristle’.

另外一个词gristly与grizzly和grisly有相同的发音,其含义为:软骨的/似软骨的。

The beef was extremely gristly.

这个牛肉的质地含较多软骨。

The meat tasted rank and was gristly, as well as cold at the core.

这块肉吃起来又臭又硬,而且里面居然还是冷的