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synonyms for mock-heroic

  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • cartoon
  • farce
  • irony
  • joke
  • pastiche
  • satire
  • skit
  • travesty
  • apology
  • copy
  • derision
  • jest
  • lampoon
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • misrepresentation
  • mockery
  • raillery
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • takeoff
  • play-on
  • send-up
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antonyms for mock-heroic

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  • flattery
  • praise
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use mock-heroic in a sentence

For others life is but a foolish leisure with mock activities and mimic avocations to mask its uselessness.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Again, she was present at the battle of Silan, where her heroic example of courage infused new life into her brother rebels.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It is not likely that the inhabitants of Ivrea, who thus commemorate her heroic deed, will ever forget their Mugnaia.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All men are not heroes, and in many countries men may become average hunters without being particularly heroic.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Now men laughed at him, pointed to him with their fingers, and made their children mock and hoot the penniless insolvent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
We shook each other by the hand, and congratulated one another mutually, as if we had done some great and heroic deed.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He was in love, and, being very young, wanted to do something insanely heroic.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Books of impassioned poetry, and descriptions of heroic character and achievements, were her especial delight.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
William Eaton, an American general, died; celebrated for his heroic achievements in the expedition against Tripoli, 1798.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOCK-HEROIC

  • apology
  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • cartoon
  • copy
  • derision
  • farce
  • irony
  • jest
  • joke
  • lampoon
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • misrepresentation
  • mock-heroic
  • mockery
  • pastiche
  • play-on
  • raillery
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • satire
  • send-up
  • skit
  • takeoff
  • travesty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.