Noun(1) art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
Adjective(1) distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous(2) ludicrously odd
(1) Even grimmer and more grotesque scenarios are amply available in the world of globalization.(2) Today we are faced with a particularly grotesque form of appeasement.(3) Their spirits will not find peace hanging there like grotesque decorations from an evil celebration.(4) The one true romance has had its legs cut out from under it; we are left with the ugly, grotesque caricature of lust that drives these two to their ultimate doom.(5) Turning on the Admiral, her face twisted into a grotesque mask of furor and grief.(6) A demonic light flashed behind the grotesque mask of amiability.(7) Another boy did a grotesque parody of a monster drawling incoherent, preposterous demands.(8) The adaptation of this decorative style came to be known as grotesque , based on the word grotto.(9) The bull's carcass dragged and hung in a grotesque parody of crucifixion.(10) Her auburn hair was matted with dried blood and her wings looked like grotesque twigs.(11) Similarly, the emphasis on waiting times for day surgery leads to a grotesque distortion of priorities.(12) They each wore a disgusting mask, grotesque caricatures of the human face.(13) Lately he's been an authority on patently grotesque facial hair patterns.(14) The military stands out as a particularly grotesque example of the latter.(15) The latter piece, rather grotesque and humorous, will probably never become popular.(16) His writing - poetry, drama, and opinions - is a curious blend of disciplined classicism and carnival grotesque .
1. malformed ::
2. outrageous ::
4. monstrous ::
Different Formsgrotesque, grotesquely, grotesqueness, grotesques
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