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travesties

noun
plural of travesty

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something
  • rigged from the start, his trial was a travesty of justice

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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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travesties

verb
present tense third-person singular of travesty

Synonyms of travesties (Entry 2 of 2)

to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of
  • this comedy sketch mindlessly travesties the hard work of relief workers around the world

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“Travesties.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/travesties. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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