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parody

noun [C/U]  /ˈpær·ə·di/ us  
literature a piece of writing or music that copies the style of a serious piece in a way that is intentionally humorous: [C] Brando did a parody of the character he played in "The Godfather."
parody
verb [T]  /ˈpær·ə·di/ us  
Downey started the show by parodying a performance artist.
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