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OTHER WORDS FROM satirenon·sat·ire, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for satire
Art does not have to be political satire to help us reckon with the world.
And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The 289-page satire follows Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who gets seduced by a lonely receptionist.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The premise was simple: satire is devastating against tyrants.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She called him out for his misogynistic remarks and asked why, if the show was satire like everyone said, Ed had no foils.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film often floats back and forth between these moments of satire and sadness.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell|Alex Suskind|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But such flashes of satire went and left no rancour behind them.The Patient Observer|Simeon Strunsky
All this is a satire on the efforts of the king of Spain to establish a monarch of his own choice.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
The satire of Disraeli is pleasant, laughing, and good-humoured.The Earl of Beaconsfield|James Anthony Froude
Nothing abler has ever come from the American press in the form of satire.Letters from the Alleghany Mountains|Charles Lanman
One cannot even call it a satire, unless one is prepared to apply that term to the record of a "case" in a work of criminology.Hedda Gabler|Henrik Ibsen
British Dictionary definitions for satire
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Cultural definitions for satire
A work of literature that mocks social conventions, another work of art, or anything its author thinks ridiculous. Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift, is a satire of eighteenth-century British society.