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grotesque
used in Jane Eyre

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

or:

ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • I was still looking at them, and also at intervals examining the teachers — none of whom precisely pleased me; for the stout one was a little coarse, the dark one not a little fierce, the foreigner harsh and grotesque, and Miss Miller, poor thing! looked purple, weather— beaten, and over-worked — when, as my eye wandered from face to face, the whole school rose simultaneously, as if moved by a common spring.
    Chapter 5 (56% in)

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