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grotesque
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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
  • Civilians were in shocking condition: the limbs of the adults were grotesquely swollen from beriberi; the children were gaunt.
    p. 210.3
  • They looked grotesque.
    p. 115.1
  • One form of it caused grotesque swelling of the extremities; testicles could swell to the size of bread loaves.
    p. 149.6

There are no more uses of "grotesque" in Unbroken - adapted for young adults.

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