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grotesque

adjective  us   /ɡroʊˈtesk/
strange and often frightening in appearance or character: Some deep-sea creatures look really grotesque.
grotesquely
adverb  us   /ɡroʊˈtesk·li/
His face was grotesquely scarred.
Translations of “grotesque”
in Arabic غَريب, مُتَنافِر…
in Korean 괴상한…
in Malaysian aneh…
in French grotesque…
in Turkish biçimsiz, tuhaf, şekilsiz…
in Italian grottesco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怪誕的,荒謬的, 奇形怪狀的, 醜陋的…
in Russian гротескный…
in Polish groteskowy…
in Vietnamese lố bịch…
in Spanish grotesco…
in Portuguese grotesco…
in Thai แปลกประหลาด…
in German grotesk…
in Catalan grotesc…
in Japanese グロテスクな, 異様な…
in Indonesian aneh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪诞的,荒谬的, 奇形怪状的, 丑陋的…
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