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pasquinade

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pasquinade. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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