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Caricature, by the way, is a branch of Georgian Art which M. Rouquet neglects.

This caricature of me had just appeared, and had been the delight of idle folks.

I may not dally on my way, turning to the right and the left for beauty and caricature.

It is something, Eve, though it end in wishes, or even in caricature.

Let's have the first of it, Let's know the worst of it: Is your face only a caricature?

If a politician were not a caricature by nature, I made him one.

What I want to chat to you about at present is how to catch a caricature.

Is it a fact that Mr. Gladstone once signed a caricature of himself?

The great point about a caricature is that it must be caught unawares.

When did the word 'caricature' first obtain in the Italian language, and how?

WORD ORIGIN

1748 (figurative), 1750 (literal), from French caricature (18c.), from Italian caricatura "satirical picture; an exaggeration," literally "an overloading," from caricare "to load, exaggerate," from Vulgar Latin carricare "to load a car" (see charge (v.)). The Italian form had been used in English from 1680s and was common 18c.

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