adverb see grotesque II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grotesquely — Gro*tesque ly, adv. In a grotesque manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grotesquely — adv. Grotesquely is used with these adjectives: ↑comic …   Collocations dictionary

  • grotesquely — grotesque ► ADJECTIVE 1) comically or repulsively ugly or distorted. 2) shockingly incongruous or inappropriate. ► NOUN 1) a grotesque figure or image. 2) a style of decorative painting or sculpture consisting of the interweaving of human and… …   English terms dictionary

  • grotesquely — adverb in a grotesque manner (Freq. 1) behind the house lay two nude figures grotesquely bald, with deliberate knife slashes marking their bodies • Syn: ↑monstrously • Derived from adjective: ↑monstrous (for: ↑monstrously), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grotesquely — See grotesque. * * * …   Universalium

  • grotesquely — adverb In a grotesque manner; disgustingly …   Wiktionary

  • grotesquely — adv. oddly, strangely; distortedly; in an ugly manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grotesquely — gro·tesque·ly …   English syllables

  • grotesquely — See: grotesque …   English dictionary

  • grotesque — grotesquely, adv. grotesqueness, n. /groh tesk /, adj. 1. odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre. 2. fantastic in the shaping and combination of forms, as in decorative work combining… …   Universalium

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