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- noun uncountable A
subgenreof comedyand satirethat deals with subjects that are believed to be seriousor volatile, such as death, divorce, drug abuse, etc.
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- noun the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
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