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  • art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes"
  • ludicrously odd; "Hamlet''s assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"

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  • art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants

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  • Grotesque: uses, see Grotesque (disambiguation). Since at least the 18th century (in French and German as well as English), grotesque (or grottoesque)
  • Grotesque dance: Grotesque dance (French: danse grotesque; Italian: ballo grottesco Italian: danza grottesca) is a category of theatrical dance that became more clearly
  • Grotesque body: The grotesque body is a concept, or literary trope, put forward by Russian literary critic Mikhail Bakhtin in his study of François Rabelais' work. The
  • Monotype Grotesque: Monotype Grotesque is a family of sans-serif typefaces created by Frank Hinman Pierpont (1860–1937) and released by the Monotype foundry in or around
  • Grotesque (After the Gramme): Grotesque (After the Gramme) is the third studio album by English band The Fall. It was released on 17 November 1980, and is their first release on the
  • The Grotesque / Ashen Epitaph: The Grotesque / Ashen Epitaph is an EP by the death metal band Benediction. It was released by Nuclear Blast in 1994. Dave Ingram - Vocals Darren Brookes
  • Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840. It was published
  • Grotesque Impalement: Grotesque Impalement is an EP by the death metal band Dying Fetus. It includes four original songs and two covers, one of death metal band Baphomet and
  • Grotesque (The X-Files): "Grotesque" is the fourteenth episode of the third season of the science fiction television series The X-Files and the show's 63rd episode overall. It

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