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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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


ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • "I find no fault in him," he said, and grotesquely rolled up his eyes.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (3% in)
  • It would be impolite, grotesque, and above all, irrelevant.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (63% in)
  • A creature crawling on hands and knees, unspeakably grotesque!
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (87% in)
  • We cannot live together—a grotesque mismatch of slightly paranoid personalities.
    19 — Workmen in a Quarry (78% in)
  • The Sunlight Man clapped with a grotesque parody of delight, twirled away from them and out to the kitchen, then emerged not more than a second later, as it seemed to her, in a black and red cape, with a high silk hat balanced on his ratiocination-colored hair.
    20 — Winged Figure Carrying Sacrificial Animal (10% in)

There are no more uses of "grotesque" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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