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used in Of Human Bondage

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


a skit, essay, play, film or other literary work that uses such humor
  • They complained that he was conceited; and, since he excelled only in matters which to them were unimportant, they asked satirically what he had to be conceited about.
    17-18 — Chapters 17-18 (67% in)
  • Macalister thought Hayward a poor creature, and sneered at his delicacies of sentiment: he asked satirically about Hayward's literary work and received with scornful smiles his vague suggestions of future masterpieces; their arguments were often heated; but the punch was good, and they were both fond of it; towards the end of the evening they generally composed their differences and thought each other capital fellows.
    91-92 — Chapters 91-92 (47% in)
  • The manager, happening to notice the costume window as he came in, had sent for the buyer and made satirical remarks upon the colour scheme.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (31% in)

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