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satire -- as in: wrote a satire
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Because they neither flattered herself nor her children, she could not believe them good-natured; and because they were fond of reading, she fancied them satirical: perhaps without exactly knowing what it was to be satirical; but THAT did not signify.
  • Because they neither flattered herself nor her children, she could not believe them good-natured; and because they were fond of reading, she fancied them satirical: perhaps without exactly knowing what it was to be satirical; but THAT did not signify.

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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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