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Negative EmotionPlay
Macabre has a dark and negative feeling; it doesn't suit positive contexts. SlideThe eerie soundtrack added a macabre tone to the documentary about the haunted castle.
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Visual ImageryPlay
Macabre often evokes strong visual images of death or decay. SlideArtists painted macabre images reflecting the horrors of war.
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Cultural AssociationPlay
Macabre is associated with Gothic literature, Halloween, and certain subcultures. SlideThe gothic novel featured macabre settings like dreary castles and graveyards.