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- v. To make a satire of; to mock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See satirize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. ridicule with satire
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Ultimately, though, this seems to be no more than an oversight in a sincere attempt to satirise body and face fascism in a topsy-turvy fashion.
And she must feel very loved, even though she says she has low self-esteem, because otherwise how could she satirise me?
It's all passably jolly, but the show, with book and lyrics by Peter Sham and music by Brad Carroll, misses a trick in not doing more to satirise operatic conventions.
This tale of a murderous dictator had its origins in a play Jarry wrote as a teenager to satirise a schoolmaster – and that is what it sounds like: tirelessly rejoicing in bums and squelches and self-suckings off.
Truly, I can think of no more amusingly elegant way to satirise a post-imperial power, refusing to go gently into the good night of its irrelevance, than by simply placing its national football team coach against the backdrop of the so-called mother of parliaments.
Or will Iannucci create a new sitcom, The Thin of It, to satirise the axe-wielding new government?
Carrie Bradshaw gets a proper job, a husband and children, but predictably struggles to juggle and satirise work-life issues, in a movie that acts like this is a new phenomenon.
Then again, perhaps this email is the first of many missives to come to light from football's Henry Root, a shadowy figure who has decided to satirise the cut and thrust of the Most Bestest League In The World TM, and is even now preparing to unleash his next bombshell.
In her new novel, There but for the, Ali Smith deploys the conceit to satirise contemporary culture – and to ask difficult questions about history, time, epistemology and narrative.
Only one of my fellow students thought it would be really funny to satirise a piece I'd presented to the class the previous week.
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