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satire
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
a way of making fun of people or ideas — often through exaggeration

or:

a skit, essay, play, film or other literary work that uses such humor
  • She flashed a slightly defiant look at him; it was clear to her that he had been drawing a satirical portrait of her beforehand.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- First Impressions (43% in)
  • Lucy had said he was inclined to be satirical, and Maggie had mentally supplied the addition, "and rather conceited."
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- First Impressions (43% in)

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