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Grotesque

May 31, 2016 11:57 IST

    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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