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used in To the Lighthouse

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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
  • He, glowing, burning; she, aloof, satirical; he, bound for adventure; she, moored to the shore; he, launched, incautious; she solitary, left out—and, ready to implore a share, if it were a disaster, in his disaster, she said shyly: "When did Minta lose her brooch?"
    1 — The Window (82% in)

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