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Pronunciation of Grotesquely: Learn how to pronounce Grotesquely in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word grotesque:

comically or repulsively ugly or distorted:
a figure wearing a grotesque mask
incongruous or inappropriate to a shocking degree:
a lifestyle of grotesque luxury
1a very ugly or comically distorted figure or image:
the rods are carved in the form of a series of gargoyle faces and grotesques
[mass noun] a style of decorative painting or sculpture consisting of the interweaving of human and animal forms with flowers and foliage.
2 [mass noun] Printing a family of 19th-century sans serif typefaces.




mid 16th century (as noun): from French crotesque (the earliest form in English), from Italian grottesca, from opera or pittura grottesca ‘work or painting resembling that found in a grotto’; ‘grotto’ here probably denoted the rooms of ancient buildings in Rome which had been revealed by excavations, and which contained murals in the grotesque style