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  • nounspoof, ridicule
  • verbridicule, spoof

synonyms for travesty

  • burlesque
  • distortion
  • exaggeration
  • farce
  • mockery
  • perversion
  • satire
  • sham
  • caricature
  • lampoon
  • mimicry
  • mock
  • parody
  • play
  • put-on
  • roast
  • takeoff
  • lampoonery
  • send-up
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antonyms for travesty

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  • seriousness
  • solemnity
  • tell truth
  • flatter
  • praise
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How to use travesty in a sentence

I love my students and respect my colleagues, and have been part of the community’s efforts, still incomplete, to make reparations for that travesty.
NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES JUST PROVED THE CORRECTNESS OF CRITICAL RACE THEORYPAUL BUTLERJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That this dynamic landscape could at once be so powerful and so fragile left me wondering what other natural travesties might occur if we fail to slow our planet’s warming.
KAYAKING WITH GIANTS IN KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARKEMILY PENNINGTONMAY 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
At the series’ end, Peck asks if it’s knowledge that we lack — if ignorance is what accounts for the travesties of history.
IT’S ASTOUNDING THAT HBO’S NEW DOCUSERIES EXTERMINATE ALL THE BRUTES EVEN EXISTSALISSA WILKINSONAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
If you want to find the likely culprit of this travesty, look no further than the minerals in the water you’re using.
THE ONE INGREDIENT YOU NEED TO CLEAN THE DISHWASHER AND FOUR OTHER GROSS HOUSEHOLD ITEMSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.NOVEMBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The sailor, after the manner so often dwelt upon, is keeping up a pleasing travesty of sea-faring life.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
My travesty of Plato was intended to illustrate the difficulty of close reasoning on such topics.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
Though the proceedings had been a travesty of justice, they had been invested hitherto with a scenic stateliness.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
She may, indeed, have been a mere travesty, though the hypothesis would be anything but free from difficulty.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
The Franco-Prussian War was in progress, and this travesty was particularly timely.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Val felt instantly he was laughing at her for a kind of travesty of Liberty Enlightening the World.
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WORDS RELATED TO TRAVESTY

  • affect
  • caricature
  • copy
  • counterfeit
  • ditto
  • do
  • do like
  • echo
  • emulate
  • go like
  • imitate
  • impersonate
  • make like
  • mirror
  • mock
  • parody
  • parrot
  • take off
  • travesty
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