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1  The waving of crooked, false-jewelled fingers gave grotesqueness to the words.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  They were both as grotesque as the scenery, and that looked as if it had come out of a country-booth.
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3  He had seen grotesque children huddled upon door-steps, and heard shrieks and oaths from gloomy courts.
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4  Three times the outstretched arms shot up convulsively, waving grotesque, stiff-fingered hands in the air.
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5  Dorian winced and looked round at the grotesque things that lay in such fantastic postures on the ragged mattresses.
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6  The brain had its own food on which it battened, and the imagination, made grotesque by terror, twisted and distorted as a living thing by pain, danced like some foul puppet on a stand and grinned through moving masks.
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7  He never knew--never, indeed, had any cause to know--that somewhat grotesque dread of mirrors, and polished metal surfaces, and still water which came upon the young Parisian so early in his life, and was occasioned by the sudden decay of a beau that had once, apparently, been so remarkable.
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