grotesquely grotesquely  /ɡroʊ ˈtɛsk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a grotesque manner

Usage(s):

  1. Absurdistan is not tidy, nor is its hero: grotesquely obese Misha Vainberg, a rich young Russian obsessed with New York City.
  2. She earned a law degree in 1978 and managed in the mid-1980s to overturn a death sentence against a blind woman who was gang-raped and then, grotesquely, charged with adultery.
  3. Another 150 or more lay writhing in the havoc, grotesquely scorched.

News

  • FT Joins The Fray: "Fed Likely To Signal Tapering Move"

    It seems not only the entire developed world is sick and tired of Hilsenrath's "leaks" which have now become so grotesquely self-contradictory, not even Hilsenfollowers can make out the Hilsenfact from the Hilsenjoke. So it appears the Fed has now picked the FT as its interim pass through vehicle: Ben Bernanke is likely to signal that the US Federal Reserve is close to tapering down its $85bn-a ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. In an interview with The Associated Press, Edwards said, "we were grotesquely outspent in Iowa, five-to-one, and the fact that I'm as strong as I am now under these circumstances indicates that this message of change and standing up" and...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: FOXNews

  2. "We always liked those dead people," Wainwright says with a laugh. "As kids, we listened a lot to what was in our mom's record collection. And Piaf, to me, wasn't like a scary lady. I felt in many ways she was depicted too grotesquely in the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Martha Wainwright Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "The Iraqi government has been grotesquely irresponsible with the money we have given them," said Senator Judd Gregg, Republican of New Hampshire.
    on Apr 20, 2008 By: Judd Gregg Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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