travesty

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travesty

noun

Definition of TRAVESTY

1
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <rigged from the start, his trial was a travesty of justice>
Related Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulation
Near Antonyms homage, tribute
2
a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the big-screen version of the classic sitcom is actually a good-natured travesty of the TV series>

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