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gargoyle vs. grotesque

[ gahr-goil ]
/ ˈgɑr gɔɪl /

noun
  1. a grotesquely carved figure of a human or animal.
  2. a spout, terminating in a grotesque representation of a human or animal figure with open mouth, projecting from the gutter of a building for throwing rainwater clear of a building.
[ groh-tesk ]
/ groʊˈtɛsk /

  1. odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.
  2. fantastic in the shaping and combination of forms, as in decorative work combining incongruous human and animal figures with scrolls, foliage, etc.

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