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  • adj. comparative form of grotty: more grotty


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  • We meet in the Banana Leaf, an Indian restaurant at the grottier end of Tooting in south London: Maya chose it because it's round the corner from her mum, Kala.

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  • He had little time for the grottier end of journalism, even though he could have made more money there.

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  • This is considerably less than the next-nearest priced brand, predictably named ‘Plutocrat’ in line with the inverse rule that the grottier a brand of cigarettes are, the more plush they sound.

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  • If anything, Tooting Broadway seems less mixed than when I lived in one of its grottier estates ten years ago.

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  • It couldn't have been a greater contrast: the comrades of the Communist Party of Britain were meeting on a wet Wednesday night in one of the grottier enclaves of east London, while in an auction room in Manhattan the world's leading art dealers were on a spending spree which broke world records.

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  • Sinkiang lies north of the Himalayas, north of Tibet, and borders on Afghanistan and some of the grottier bits of the Soviet Union.

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  • Grittier and grottier than the elegant Avenida de Mayo, it has suffered the effects of Argentina's long battle against inflation and recession that followed years of military repression.

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  • The first few steps are very simple but hopefully as it goes on, the darker, grottier elements emerge.

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  • Jia Zhangke films, but Nemes's visual style is deliberately far grottier.

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  • We got to the house, which looked a bit grottier than the pics, got our luggage out of the taxi and then the alarm bells started going off. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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