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as in satire
a creative work that uses sharp humor to point up the foolishness of a person, institution, or human nature in general a pasquinade of Washington society that features thinly disguised portraits of several political power brokers

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“Pasquinade.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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