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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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


ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • He will see in them grotesque attempts of nature to foretell or to repeat himself.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (35% in)
  • (He dances the Highland fling with grotesque antics) Leg it, ye devils!
    Episode 15 — Circe (34% in)
  • (He points about him with grotesque gestures which Lynch and the whores reply to) Caoutchouc statue woman reversible or lifesize tompeeptom of virgins nudities very lesbic the kiss five ten times.
    Episode 15 — Circe (80% in)

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