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The House of Mirth
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caricature
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The House of Mirth
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  • The couple in question were engaged in the same kind of romance in which Lily figured, and the latter felt a certain annoyance in contemplating what seemed to her a caricature of her own situation.
  • The Gormer MILIEU represented a social out-skirt which Lily had always fastidiously avoided; but it struck her, now that she was in it, as only a flamboyant copy of her own world, a caricature approximating the real thing as the "society play" approaches the manners of the drawing-room.

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  • Now he is scowling, thrusting his chest toward me, a caricature of a young sailor ready to brawl.
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  • The drive segues from gravel to dirt before it reaches the woods, the entrance to which is decorated with cutouts of ghost and goblin caricatures.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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