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satire -- as in: wrote a satire
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  • But Catherine could never be sharp; and for a moment she only stood, with her hand on the door-knob, looking at her satiric parent, and giving a little laugh.
  • Mrs. Penniman was not a brave woman, and Morris Townsend had struck her as a young man of great force of character, and of remarkable powers of satire; a keen, resolute, brilliant nature, with which one must exercise a great deal of tact.

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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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