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grotesque
used in Misery

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

or:

ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • She went to the door, paused there for a moment, and then, grotesquely, blew him a kiss.
    Part 1 — Annie (64% in)
  • He tried to smile at her ingratiatingly and felt that shame again , he felt grotesque to himself, a stranger.
    Part 1 — Annie (22% in)
  • She smiled, a pulling of the lips that was grotesquely puppet-like, and slipped to his side in her silent white nurse' shoes.
    Part 1 — Annie (76% in)

There are no more uses of "grotesque" in Misery.

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