Edna began to feel like one who awakens gradually out of a dream, a delicious, grotesque, impossible dream, to feel again the realities pressing into her soul.
The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.
It did not strike her as in the least grotesque that she should be making of Robert the object of conversation and leading her husband to speak of him.
Ellen brought him one of her dust-caps, and went into contortions of mirth, which she found it impossible to control, when she saw him put it on before the mirror as grotesquely as he could.
There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,—when it did not seem worth while to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation.
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The disease causes grotesque deformity.
It is the result of a grotesque system that distorts good intentions into evil actions.