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satire

noun [C/U]  /ˈsæ·tɑɪər/ us  
literature a humorous way of criticizing people or ideas to show that they have faults or are wrong, or a piece of writing or a play that uses this style: [C] The play is a satire on corporate culture.
satirical
adjective  /səˈtɪər·ɪ·kəl/ us  
satirical humor
satirize
verb [T]  /ˈsæt̬·əˌrɑɪz/ us  
Garry Trudeau would satirize him in his Doonesbury comic strip.
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