9 letter words ending in esque
Arabesque (n.) A style of ornamentation either painted, inlaid, or carved in low relief. It consists of a pattern in which plants, fruits, foliage, etc., as well as figures of men and animals, real or imaginary, are fantastically interlaced or put together.
Arabesque (a.) Arabian.
Arabesque (a.) Relating to, or exhibiting, the style of ornament called arabesque; as, arabesque frescoes.
Burlesque (a.) Tending to excite laughter or contempt by extravagant images, or by a contrast between the subject and the manner of treating it, as when a trifling subject is treated with mock gravity; jocular; ironical.
Burlesque (n.) Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.
Burlesque (n.) An ironical or satirical composition intended to excite laughter, or to ridicule anything.
Burlesque (n.) A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.
Burlesque (v. t.) To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.
Burlesque (v. i.) To employ burlesque.
Dantesque (a.) Dantelike; Dantean.
Grotesque (n.) A whimsical figure, or scene, such as is found in old crypts and grottoes.
Grotesque (n.) Artificial grotto-work.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".