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Word: farce

Definition: broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical

Sentences Containing 'farce'

It is its varied humour, ranging from broad farce to comedy as subtle as Shakespeare's or Moliere's that has naturalised it in every country where there are readers, and made it a classic in every language that has a literature.

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