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grotesque
used in David Copperfield

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Definition distorted and unnatural in shape or size — especially in a disturbing way

or:

ugly or gross
  • The unbroken stillness of the parlour window leading me to infer, after a while, that she was not there, I lifted up my eyes to the window above it, where I saw a florid, pleasant-looking gentleman, with a grey head, who shut up one eye in a grotesque manner, nodded his head at me several times, shook it at me as often, laughed, and went away.
    Chapters 13-15 (25% in)

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