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noun as in imitative composition

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And the little pasquinade is so curious, and will fill a gap in that fine collection so nicely!

A pasquinade, comparing his reign to that of Nero, was affixed to the palace gate.

But how are we to understand the uses of the pasquinade Hymn?

A pasquinade was originally an anonymous lampoon affixed to a statue of a gladiator which still stands in Rome.

The collocation, in this case, was piquant enough to beget a clever pasquinade, which was chalked up at street corners in Paris.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pasquinade, such as: burlesque, farce, lampoon, parody, and satire.

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