Examples of grotesquerie in a Sentence
born Joseph Merrick, the so-called Elephant Man was for a time exhibited as a sideshow grotesquerie
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Citi Field avoids such grotesqueries with a veritable roster of recognizable restaurateurs and chefs—Danny Meyer, David Chang, Michael White, Josh Capon, Dave Pasternack, and others.
The seams between bolsters can trap all kinds of tiny grotesqueries.
The image seems almost forced apart by the grotesqueries of stereotype, technology collapsing under the weight of history.
As insults followed injuries, and gaffes piled onto grotesqueries, heated debate became hateful diatribe.
The Chechen war, for all its unforgivable grotesqueries, yielded something every beleaguered democrat could celebrate: the strength of the independent airwaves.
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Origin and Etymology of grotesquerie
First Known Use: circa 1666See Words from the same year
Synonymsgrotesque, monster (also grotesquery), monstrosity, ogre
Related Wordsogress; Frankenstein; bête noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; banshee, bogeyman (also bogyman), demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, fright, imp, incubus; horror, terror; abomination, anathema; abnormality, freak; mutant, mutation
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