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    grotesque - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grotesque

    Definition
    (noun) art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants Definition
    (adj) distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    Synonyms : monstrous
    Example Sentence
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes
    Definition
    (adj) ludicrously odd
    Synonyms : antic , fantastic , fantastical
    Example Sentence
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grotesque

When i GROW TUSK: how do i look: UGLY:abnormal....it is only a fantasy

Grotesque : (Sounds like GROW + TASK).. In software profession or any profession, teams are assigned with numerous TASKS. Each task has its own complexities. Now Imagine you growing a tree of these TASKS. How will it look like?? Imagine it !!! A p

icture of it. It will be a tree with lots of distorted and weird looking TASKS branches. Thats the meaning if it. So whenever you GROW+ TASKS. you will get something very distorted and ugly. Moreover it's UNNATURAL too. Smile

grotesque = distorted. Here the word GREATEST (GROTEST)is distorted . WHY(QUE) it is distorted? GREATEST(grotes) QUE(why?)

grotesque (grot=cave,esque=resembling the style)The findings in grot cave esque the strange and unnatural history.

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in spy kids movie..name of the spy girl kid is Cortesque=gortesque..she is fantasticcomically hideous n strange n unnatural in her power n brain compared to other teen girls..

great+mask...that is commically hideous

goad: nee godu bharinchalekapothunna (urge on)

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