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What is another word for burlesque?

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Adjective
Characterized by parody or satire
“Aristophanes, in one of his pieces, has given us a burlesque parody of the plan of a perfect republic, as conceived by Protagoras and Plato.”
Adjective
Involving the use of sarcasm, especially sardonically
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Noun
A derisive art form that mocks by imitation
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“Le Notre's coat of arms is nothing if not a burlesque of heraldic traditions.”
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A variety entertainment show, usually including titillation
“The idea came to him one night while attending a burlesque as the dancer came down the runway and the two spotlights converged on her.”
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The creative use of words and ideas for humor, or the aptitude for such
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An extravagant or eccentric piece of music, literature, or drama
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A nightclub or restaurant where cabaret is performed
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A staged form of entertainment
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A false front or fake act
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Verb
To make a burlesque parody of
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“To attempt to burlesque that which is in itself deserving of veneration, is to render one's self most criminal.”
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To make untrue and slanderous comments about
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To exaggerate or be dramatic in one's expression or behavior
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To make a performance of
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To mock or express scorn at something or someone
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