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Grotesque

Gro`tesque´   Pronunciation: grô`tĕsk´
a.1.Like the figures found in ancient grottoes; grottolike.
2.Wildly or strangely formed; whimsical; extravagant; of irregular forms and proportions; fantastic; ludicrous; antic.
n.1.A whimsical figure, or scene, such as is found in old crypts and grottoes.
2.Artificial grotto-work.
Noun1.grotesque - art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
Adj.1.grotesque - distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes"
Synonyms: monstrous, unnatural
2.grotesque - ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
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