Definitions of grotesque:
  • noun:   art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective:   distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    Example: "Tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"
  • adjective:   ludicrously odd
    Example: "A grotesque reflection in the mirror"

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