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grotesquerie


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grotesquery  \Gro*tesqu"er*y\,  n.  [Written  also  {grotesquerie}.] 
  [From  {Grotesque}.] 
  Grotesque  action  speech,  or  manners;  grotesque  doings.  ``The 
  sustained  grotesquery  of  Feather-top.''  --K.  L.  Bates. 
 
  Vileness,  on  the  other  hand,  becomes  grotesquerie, 
  wonderfully  converted  into  a  subject  of  laughter. 
  --George 
  Gissing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grotesquerie 
  n  :  ludicrous  or  incongruous  unnaturalness  or  distortion  [syn:  {grotesqueness}, 
  {grotesquery}] 




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