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Word: satirical

Definition: using satire; mocking


Sentences Containing 'satirical'

He has a very satirical eye, and if I do not begin by being impertinent myself, I shall soon grow afraid of him.''
I do not mean to be satirical, but to express my appreciation of those youths'singing, when I state that I perceived clearly that it was akin to the music of the cow, and they were at length one articulation of Nature.
The Northern word`guess'imported from England, where it used to be common, and now regarded by satirical Englishmen as a Yankee original is but little used among Southerners.
Mademoiselle Danglars was still the same cold, beautiful, and satirical.
That he was still in Seville in November 1598 appears from a satirical sonnet of his on the elaborate catafalque erected to testify the grief of the city at the death of Philip II, but from this up to 1603 we have no clue to his movements.
After all, I am grateful to this gentleman, the author, for saying that my novels are more satirical than exemplary, but that they are good; for they could not be that unless there was a little of everything in them.
It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.

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