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Playwright Terence McNally updated his 1982 play with freshly satiric references.

Waldman overlays her comic situations and satiric conversations with ironic literary allusions and witty wordplay.

I decided it was farce and not consistent with the satiric tone of the rest of the film.

So you had to get the ironic attitude toward the media before you could grasp the satiric manhandling of the politicians.

Dozens of popular comics in the past half century have worked in the same satiric vein.

Ordinary narrative poems with no satiric intent were decked in Hudibrastic couplets for the sake of a superficial cleverness.

But of the hordes of scribblers that followed in the wake of Hudibras, scarcely any possessed Butler's sense of satiric propriety.

Even in his creative work he had a satiric bent; his early training and associations, too, had been in journalistic satire.

On the original fabric of Bierce's mind the satiric strand has encroached more than the design allows.

With him painting was an instrument to disseminate the inventions of his poetic-satiric humour; it was a form of speech to him.

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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to satiric, such as: acerbic, biting, caustic, corrosive, mocking, and mordant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.