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noun as in work of art formed from disparate sources

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Best of all are original songs that range from the devilishly catchy “Famous 5eva” to note-perfect Simon & Garfunkel pastiche “New York Lonely Boy.”

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He correctly identified it as “a Victorian pastiche” worth just a few thousand dollars.

Each new chapter pushes the pastiche forward roughly a decade in television history, and you feel that momentum.

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He tentatively suggested that the text is a pastiche compiled by a modern forger with an elementary grasp of Coptic.

And then he sort of collapsed it into a rise of fascism, and SS pastiche groups.

Instead, we have irony, allusion, meta commentary, fragmentation, parody, and pastiche.

I do not seek out the redundant, the pastiche, or the formulaic.

The clothes, however, were a chaotic pastiche of fur and glitter assembled in inelegant ways.

If it bear the distinct marks of being a Neo-platonic pastiche, we may reject it without hesitation.

To restore it is to annihilate the work of centuries, to recompose an ordinary pastiche with no clat.

They have rarely succeeded in getting very close to them without mere archaic pastiche.

It is an interesting study to divide the pastiche from the real.

This poem is written as a folk-story, in the style of the Byliny, and it in no way resembles a pastiche.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pastiche, such as: collage, compilation, hodgepodge, reproduction, assortment, and collection.

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