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synonyms for burlesquing

  • caricature
  • mock
  • parody
  • satirize
  • burlesque
  • jape
  • pasquinade
  • rail
  • roast
  • squib
  • travesty
  • put on
  • send up
  • take off

antonyms for burlesquing

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  • applaud
  • approve
  • praise
  • support
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • honor
  • laud
  • praise
  • tell the truth
  • direct
  • fail
  • halt
  • idle
  • prevent
  • stop
  • approve
  • flatter
  • praise
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        How to use burlesquing in a sentence

        Fletcher's burlesquing Shakspere is no argument against their having written together.
        A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
        It is not Georges Fourest burlesquing in a caf; Fourest's guffaw is magnificent, he is hardly satirical.
        INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
        Melinda walked mockingly side by side with her, burlesquing her walk and serious face.
        NELLY'S FIRST SCHOOLDAYSJOSEPHINE FRANKLIN
        Some of our pious authors appear not to have been aware that they were burlesquing religion.
        CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
        Again, too, he followed his original with some care, burlesquing rather in detail than on broad lines.
        A BOOK OF BURLESQUEWILLAM DAVENPORT ADAMS
        At such times she astonished him by taking his most solemn histrionics with flippant incredulity, and even burlesquing them.
        THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
        Ah, it is the unique art and the martial music you find entertaining--or were you burlesquing a Communist meeting?
        CLASS OF '29ORRIE LASHIN AND MILO HASTINGS
        The puppet play was used as a means of burlesquing the legitimate theater and drama.
        FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
        The burlesquing of idols and idolatry always afforded a ready mark for the sarcasm of the prophets.
        HEBREW HUMOR AND OTHER ESSAYSJOSEPH CHOTZNER
        But this was a tame mummery, compared with the grossness elsewhere allowed in burlesquing religious ceremonies.
        CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. II (OF 3)ISAAC DISRAELI
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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