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Satire

Meaning:
1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing,or deriding vice, folly, etc.
2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and viceare held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule.

Jan 7, 2016 09:50 IST
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Satire: noun

Pronunciation: [sat-ahyuh r]

Meaning:

1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing,or deriding vice, folly, etc.
2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and viceare held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule.

Usage/ Example: Nathaniel Rich on a wicked 1942 satire for his 'American Dreams' series.

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