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Flashcards in Ch 3 Group 10 Deck (19):
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Banter

Playful teasing

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Caricature

Drawing imitation, or description that ridiculously exaggerates peculiarities

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Droll

Odd and laughter provoking

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Facetious

In habit of joking

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Flippant

Treating serious matters lightly

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Harlequin

Buffoon; clown

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Hilarious

Boisterously merry; funny

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Hilarity

Noisy gaiety; jollity

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Ironic/ironical

Containing or expressing irony

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Irony

Opposite of meaning

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Jocose

Given to jesting; playfully humorous

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Levity

Lack of proper seriousness; trifling

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Parody

Humorous imitation

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Sarcasm

Sneering and often ironic language intended to hurt a persons feelings

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Sarcastic

Given to or expressing sarcasm

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Sardonic

Bitterly sarcastic; mocking

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Satire

Language or writing that exposes follies or abuses by holding them up to ridicule

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Satiric

Given to or expressing satire

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Travesty

Imitation that makes a serious thing look ridiculous