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monstrosity
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Middlemarch
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  • He thought the rural Featherstones very simple absurd people, and they in their turn regarded his "bringing up" in a seaport town as an exaggeration of the monstrosity that their brother Peter, and still more Peter’s property, should have had such belongings.

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  • The tax system is a monstrosity.
  • He was not merely a big snake, I thought—he was a circus monstrosity.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia

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