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satire -- as in: wrote a satire
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Moby Dick
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  • It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
  • He therefore held his peace on that head, but otherwise was quite frank and confidential with him, so that the two quickly concocted a little plan for both circumventing and satirizing the Captain, without his at all dreaming of distrusting their sincerity.

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  • She loves late-night political satire.
  • She is good at refuting arguments, but lacks the personality to respond to satire.

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