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  1. (context, architecture, art, obsolete) A grotesque representation of a figure; a gargoyle.
  2. A caricature.
  3. (context, often in plural) A ludicrous gesture or act; ridiculous behaviour.
  4. A grotesque performer or clown.
    verb (antics, anticking, anticked, anticked)
    1. To perform antics.
    2. To make grotesque.
      1. (context, architecture, art) grotesque, Grotesque, incongruous.
      2. Grotesque, bizarre; absurd.
        Etymology: Probably from antico (though used to translate Italian grottesco).

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