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grotesque

adjective
 
 
/ɡrəʊˈtesk/
very strange and unpleasant, especially in a ridiculous or slightly frightening way: a grotesque imageInspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
grotesquely adverb
Translations of “grotesque”
in Korean 괴상한…
in Arabic غَريب, مُتَنافِر…
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 Spanish grotesco…
in Portuguese grotesco…
in German grotesk…
in Catalan grotesc…
in Japanese グロテスクな, 異様な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪诞的,荒谬的, 奇形怪状的, 丑陋的…
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