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How to use grotesqueness in a sentence

He was at least sixty-five years of age, bent and stoop-shouldered, with features that were homely to the point of grotesqueness.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Colossal it certainly is, as Howells and Stedman agreed: colossal in its grotesqueness as in its sublimity.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
With a cry at the grotesqueness of the thing, he flung it from him, watching it go skipping over the polished floor.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
Indifferent to his grotesqueness, he took it off and put it on the ground beside him, standing ready to command attention.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
For the grotesqueness and inconvenience of a wound are sometimes more swiftly felt than its pain.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
Generally a great wooden stern-wheel propels this strange craft, adding to the grotesqueness of the sight.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Bernald wavered, torn between loyalty to his friends and the grotesqueness of answering in the affirmative.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
Would you believe that even while following his coffin, I realised keenly the grotesqueness of the ceremony?
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
And we would not choose in a child's literary training any large mass of material in which grotesqueness is a prevailing note.
LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPORTER LANDER MACCLINTOCK
"But its grotesqueness will not be so obvious at the Ringers' Arch," he said.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY

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