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plural of travesty
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as in parodies
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something rigged from the start, his trial was a travesty of justice

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as in spoofs
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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verb

present tense third-person singular of travesty

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“Travesties.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/travesties. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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