①Ghoulish people and things show an unnatural interest in things such as human suffering, death, or dead bodies.【adj.以他人的痛苦为乐的；对死亡（或死人）感兴趣的】
②Something that is ghoulish looks or behaves like a ghoul.【adj.食尸鬼似的】
①They are there only to satisfy their ghoulish curiosity.
②The ghoulish apparitions at the window.
《经济学人》一篇题为 Terminal value 的文章也出现了这个表达：
If you say that no sooner has one thing happened than another thing happens, you mean that the second thing happens immediately after the first thing.
No sooner had he arrived in Rome than he was kidnapped.
Romain Gary的小说 Promise at dawn 也出现了这个表达：