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satirize

sat·i·rize

satirize

 
pronunciation:
sae t raIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: satirized, satirizes, satirizing
definition: to portray as being ridiculous by using satire; deride or attack with satire.
The writer satirized the middle-class lifestyle.
similar words:
caricature, lampoon
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derivations: satirization (n.), satirizer (n.)