carbuncular


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afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle

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The initial road to get there features some carbuncular modern houses with the sort of ageing 'Spanish' tiles which are fast becoming the biggest blot on the modern Midlands' landscape.
But with rumblings from Unesco over our World Heritage Site, is Mr Grossman, a man of exquisite taste and aesthetic judgment, unwilling to suffer international derision as the full carbuncular impact on the Pier Head of the new Museum of Liverpool and the trio of black pyramid flats ("the three grotesques") becomes apparent?
Amanda dreams of something beyond her boyfriend Michael (not unlike the carbuncular, fumbling young man in Eliot's poem), a boor whose idea of a good time is drinking beer and burping appreciatively, then falling asleep (and snoring) in front of the telly.
Horrors like Koolhaas's absurdly writhing Chinese television headquarters in Beijing, Andreu's literally carbuncular National Theatre next to the Forbidden City, and P & T group's cardboard neo-fascist compositions slither off her pages.