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grotesque
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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

or:

ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • Then, as Mercy stepped forward, one shoulder dipped and jerked back grotesquely, and Kit realized that she leaned on crutches.
    p. 33.0

There are no more uses of "grotesque" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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