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Kaf·ka·esque  audio  (käfk-sk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of or relating to Franz Kafka or his writings.
  2. Marked by surreal distortion and often a sense of impending danger: "Kafkaesque fantasies of the impassive interrogation, the false trial, the confiscated passport . . . haunt his innocence" (New Yorker).



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