Associations to the word «Grotesque»
GROTESQUE, adjective. Distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
GROTESQUE, adjective. Disgusting or otherwise viscerally reviling.
GROTESQUE, adjective. (typography) sans serif.
GROTESQUE, noun. A style of ornamentation characterized by fanciful combinations of intertwined forms.
GROTESQUE, noun. Anything grotesque.
GROTESQUE, noun. (typography) A sans serif typeface.
GROTESQUE, noun. Art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants.
GROTESQUE, adjective. 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".
GROTESQUE, adjective. Ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.