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grotesque
used in The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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

or:

ugly or gross
  • His skin was a grotesque shade, a graying blueberry.
    6 -- The First Person Eddie Meets in Heaven (13% in)
grotesque = distorted and unnatural in shape or size — especially in a disturbing way
  • When she turned around, the beautiful, innocent face was covered in grotesque scars.
    35 -- The Last Lesson (47% in)

There are no more uses of "grotesque" in The Five People You Meet in Heaven.

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