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Origin of satire
SYNONYMS FOR satire
OTHER WORDS FROM satirenon·sat·ire, noun
Words nearby satire
Example sentences from the Web for satires
Rabelais was also a professional brother, who, equally with Smollet, attempted to waken up the profession by his satires.History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present|Peter Charles Remondino
In reading these Satires we all read our own minds and hearts.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight|Edmund Luce
He lived in the dangerous times of the tyrant Nero, and aims particularly at him in most of his Satires.
Alfieri composed also an epic, lyrics, satires, and poetical translations from the ancient classics.
Satires in the form of a litany were common from 1646 to 1746, and even later.
British Dictionary definitions for satires
Word Origin for satire
Cultural definitions for satires
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.