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Flashcards in Arts and Entertainment Deck (18)
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Curare

to take care of

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levis

light in weight

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jocus

joke

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para

beside, beyond

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mirth (n)

merriment, laughter

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aesthetic (adj)

relating to beauty of a theory of beauty

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satire (n)

a mocking literary or dramatic work

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curator (n)

the individual in charge of a museum

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witticism (n)

a clever or funny remark

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jocular (adj)

done in a joking way

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malapropism (n)

the outrageous misuse of a word

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levity (n)

a lack of seriousness

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bard (n)

a skilled poet

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parody (n)

a spoof

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epic (n)

a length poem that celebrates the life of a hero

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aesthete (n)

a person interested in the pursuit of beauty

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dilettante (n)

one who dabbles in an art

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lampoon (v)

to make fun of