grotesquely

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Etymology[edit]

grotesque +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

grotesquely (comparative more grotesquely, superlative most grotesquely)

  1. In a grotesque manner; disgustingly.
    • 1907, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Human Toll (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 209:
      Till the grotesquely angry scene was interrupted by the arrival of Mina, who came asking for Andrew.

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