Derision and Parody


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Derision noun – A person or thing that is made fun of.
Parody and derision are semantically related In some cases you can use "Parody" instead a noun "Derision".
Nearby Words: derisory, derisive, derided, derisively, derisiveness
Synonyms for Derision


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Parody noun – A work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect.
Derision and parody are semantically related in imitation topic. Sometimes you can use "Derision" instead a noun "Parody".
Nearby Words: parodied, parodist, parodying
Synonyms for Parody

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similar similar derision similar parody
subtle subtle derision subtle parody
general general derision general parody
outright outright derision outright parody
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Parody or Derision. 2016. Accessed May 31, 2020.

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