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grotesque
used in The Giver

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

or:

ugly or gross
  • The colors of the carnage were grotesquely bright: the crimson wetness on the rough and dusty fabric, the ripped shreds of grass, startlingly green, in the boy's yellow hair.
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