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synonyms for lampooning

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

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  • applaud
  • approve
  • praise
  • support
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How to use lampooning in a sentence

The orators and journals of the opposition were ridiculing and lampooning him without measure.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME ONEABRAHAM LINCOLN
Tom was growing restless under this lampooning of his connection with The New Democracy.
THIS SIDE OF PARADISEF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
He was a satirist as well as a humorist, and was bold in lampooning the prominent men of his time, not even sparing the king.
ENGLISH LITERATURE, CONSIDERED AS AN INTERPRETER OF ENGLISH HISTORYHENRY COPPEE
Quevedo, imprisoned four years in the Leonese dungeon for lampooning him, would probably remember him in a less amiable light!
NORTHERN SPAINEDGAR T. A. WIGRAM
It began by boldly asserting the necessity for reform, lampooning the Regent, and attacking the cant and excesses of Methodism.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Lampoon′er, one who writes a lampoon; Lampoon′ry, practice of lampooning: written personal abuse or satire.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
Why, dash it all, she will be lampooning us in it before we know where we are.
THE SILENT BARRIERLOUIS TRACY
They avenged themselves by lampooning him, and they were masters in the art.
THE COMMERCIAL RESTRAINTS OF IRELANDJOHN HELY HUTCHINSON
Thus the older poets were distinguished as writers of heroic or of lampooning verse.
POETICSARISTOTLE
As early as 1832 Jerrold was lampooning him in his "Punch in London."
THE HISTORY OF "PUNCH"M. H. SPIELMANN
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