Ten minutes after she gazed down from the stairs upon grotesquely ruddy Yankee heads above Oriental robes, and cried to them, "The Princess Winky Poo salutes her court!"
He marched from the room, a grotesque figure in baggy union-pajamas.
She was curiously exalted; her voice was strained; she stared not at the company but at the grotesques scrawled on the backs of wing-pieces by forgotten stage-hands.
Or creamy-skinned fat women, smeared with grease and chalk, gorgeous in the skins of beasts and the bloody feathers of slain birds, playing bridge with puffy pink-nailed jeweled fingers, women who after much expenditure of labor and bad temper still grotesquely resemble their own flatulent lap-dogs?
It was not well drawn; it was too finicking; the pillars in the background were grotesquely squat.
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The disease causes grotesque deformity.
It is the result of a grotesque system that distorts good intentions into evil actions.