Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Every political party numbers its grotesques and its villains.

It is probably to the Dossis that the grotesques on a white ground are to be attributed.

The latter resembles that of faience, and consists chiefly of grotesques.

A close examination of the grotesques should not be omitted.

Fig. 20 is a fish, with the feeling of the grotesques of the Middle Ages.

It is the spirit which built cathedrals and filled them with grotesques.

Cleyne was great in grotesques, and also undertook in historical designs.

Raffaello substituted other pictures, but spared the grotesques.

His books are not seventeenth-century grotesques, but the story of his heart.

There are in his company imps and grotesques, and fauns and satyrs, who come summoned by his piping.