gory details


: the small facts or pieces of information about something that are unpleasant or interesting in a shocking way
Please, spare us the gory details.

Examples of gory details in a Sentence

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“Gory details.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gory%20details. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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