verb (used with object), farced, farc·ing.
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How to use farce in a sentence
If Another Round had been presented as a farce, a trifle, it might, paradoxically enough, carry more weight.Mads Mikkelson Can Do Anything. But He's Stuck in the Boring Oscar-Nominated Another Round|Stephanie Zacharek|March 19, 2021|Time
Coward, one of the slyest wits of his century, took the idea of pining for a loved one, drained it of all potential sentimentality, and fashioned it into a lively, sophisticated farce.The Ghost of Noël Coward Is Nowhere to Be Found in the Dull Blithe Spirit|Stephanie Zacharek|February 19, 2021|Time
The political farce casts Danson as a retired businessman who charms his way through a special election to become the mayor of Los Angeles.NBC’s Mr. Mayor Is a Fascinating Mix of Ted Danson’s Charm and Tina Fey’s Pith|Judy Berman|January 7, 2021|Time
Within a month, the Potter Committee had turned into a farce, spending days focusing on minute details in depositions.Ted Cruz’s proposed election commission can only hurt the country|Stuart MacKay|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
Another Round’s premise seems certain to become a farce or a maudlin tragedy or a too-slick morality tale, but it never does.I dare you to not be moved by Another Round, an existentialist film about day drinking|Alissa Wilkinson|December 18, 2020|Vox
The idea that the whole spectacle was merely an extended judicial farce is simply false.Iraqi Insurgents Circulate the Lie That They Killed the Judge in Saddam’s Trial|Michael Newton|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The government in Kiev has denounced the plebiscite as a “criminal farce.”
The Muppets Most Wanted might be the best puppet-led musical mystery caper farce that Hollywood has ever produced.‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Is a Perfect (Utterly Silly) Muppet Movie|Kevin Fallon|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unless, of course, everything he told us is “a big farce” to lead challengers off the scent.ESPN’s Bracket Champion Shares His March Madness Secrets|Ben Teitelbaum|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
History repeats itself,” Marx famously wrote, “first as tragedy, second as farce.
Here was one cause of his disinclination to meet his wife—having to keep up the farce of Dr. Ashton's action.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Another celebrated spiritual farce was enacted in 1810, entitled "The Sampford Ghost."Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
After all, she could return his present when the farce was over, and she was in a mood to have the world poured into her lap.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He had told Ruby he would neither give his clothes nor money to the farce, and he prided himself on never going back on his word.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
That done, there being nothing pleasant but the foolery of the farce, we went home.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys