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satire
used in Nine Stories

4 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
  • He said he was mostly interested in the satiric rather than the arty side of painting.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (48% in)
  • It satirized the familiar, everyday tragedy of a chaste young girl, with belowshoulder-length blond hair and udder-size breasts, being criminally assaulted in church, in the very shadow of the altar, by her minister.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (49% in)
  • Actually, I was much less struck by the satiric implications of the picture than I was by the quality of workmanship that had gone into it.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (49% in)
  • I almost begged R. Howard Ridgefield to give up his satire for a while.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (77% in)

There are no more uses of "satire" in Nine Stories.

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