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Grotesque

Meaning: Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned

May 31, 2016 11:57 IST
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Meaning: Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned

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The painting seemed grotesque to those visitors who came to the exhibition.

Pronunciation: groh-tesk

Usage/Example: 1. During the pro-life event, a local Satanist group arrived and conducted a disturbingly grotesque counter-protest. (Source: LifeNews.com)

2. Denver artist Matthew Harris is on a quest to uncover some of those flaws with meticulously sculpted and grotesque statue heads. (Source: 303 Magazine)

3. His dancing was too fanciful to be masculine and too grotesque to be feminine. (Source: The New Yorker)

Synonyms and Antonyms: Grotesque

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