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farce
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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farce
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Stephen, though in deference to his reputation for essay writing he had been elected secretary to the gymnasium, had had no part in the first section of the programme but in the play which formed the second section he had the chief part, that of a farcical pedagogue.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: farce at the theatre
as in: this is a farce
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