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  1. satire

    • IPA[ˈsaˌtī(ə)r]

    美式

    • n.
      the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues;a play, novel, film, or other work which uses satire
    • noun: satire, plural noun: satires

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    名詞

    • 1. the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues the crude satire seems to be directed at the fashionable protest singers of the time 同義詞 mockery, ridicule, derision, scorn, caricature, ... 更多
    • a play, novel, film, or other work which uses satire a stinging satire on American politics 同義詞 parody, burlesque, caricature, lampoon, skit, ... 更多
    • a genre of literature characterized by the use of satire a number of articles on Elizabethan satire
    • (in Latin literature) a literary miscellany, especially a poem ridiculing prevalent vices or follies.
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    • IPA[ˈsatʌɪə]

    英式

    • n.
      the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's ... the crude satire seems to be directed at the fashionable protest singers of the time

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