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  • Still they were all exceedingly amused and were more like people coming out from a farce or a juggler than from a court of justice.

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as in: the meeting was a farce Define
a situation that is so badly organized or going so poorly that it seems ridiculous or: a situation that is made to look like one thing, but is really another or more specifically: a situation that is supposed to be fair, but is completely unfair
as in: farce at the theatre Define
a comedy with whacky improbable situations
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