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travesty
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
an offensive misrepresentation of what should be expected
  • Many had grabbed the lighted candles from the mess tables, and we moved by the candlelight toward the mansion where the General, an inhuman figure to most of us, a man we thought of as immune from the travesties of history, sat with his wife and the now eternal absence of a son who had died in Asia.
    Chapter 3.28 (51% in)

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