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grotesquery

[groh-tes-kuh-ree] /groʊˈtɛs kə ri/
noun, plural grotesqueries.
1.
grotesque character.
2.
something grotesque.
3.
grotesque ornamental work.
Also, grotesquerie.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < French grotesquerie. See grotesque, -ery
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Examples for grotesquery
  • At first, many reviewers were perplexed by the book's surrealism and grotesquery.
British Dictionary definitions for grotesquery

grotesquery

/ɡrəʊˈtɛskərɪ/
noun (pl) -queries
1.
the state of being grotesque
2.
something that is grotesque, esp an object such as a sculpture
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