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Origin of grotesque
synonym study for grotesque
OTHER WORDS FROM grotesquegro·tesque·ly, adverbgro·tesque·ness, nounun·gro·tesque, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for grotesque
Such as a scene where a corpse is being disposed of in a grotesque manner while the car radio in the background blasts Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”Jo Nesbo’s ‘The Kingdom’ is a suspenseful bundle of Norwegian noir that’s almost impossible to put down|Richard Lipez|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
And did you not also, in between shivers, admire how grotesquely pretty the shot was?‘Penny Dreadful’ Is a Shameless Orgy of Blood, Gore, and Scary Fun|Kevin Fallon|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, this is clearly freakazoid behavior, and is obviously a grotesquely inappropriate thing for a medical professional to do.
In the past, Hamad has suffered some health problems, in part because he has diabetes and used to be grotesquely obese.
A small, if nonsensical, price to pay for America to stop being so grotesquely fat.
Julia Tymoshenko languishes in a prison hospital, her privacy grotesquely invaded (almost every move she makes is videotaped).
Anselme, thus enjoined, lent an unwonted alacrity to his movements, waddling grotesquely like a hastening waterfowl.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
A horse or a tree or a clump of brush loomed up grotesquely in the vaporous blur.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The third was a mournful-eyed Schree, clad in an ornamented smock-like garment, from which his thin limbs thrust grotesquely.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
He rose, shaking himself together, and his glance fell on the three suspended socks bulging grotesquely.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Nowhere perhaps has the great water erosion of bygone aeons wrought more grotesquely and fantastically than in the Moqui basin.Overland|John William De Forest