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grotesque
used in Gifted Hands

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

or:

ugly, gross, or very wrong
  • Having the respirator tube down her throat for 10 hours had puffed her lips badly, and her face looked grotesque.
    p. 147.9

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