Thesaurus / travesty
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
At the series’ end, Peck asks if it’s knowledge that we lack — if ignorance is what accounts for the travesties of history.
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If you want to find the likely culprit of this travesty, look no further than the minerals in the water you’re using.
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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.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Long after up-town streets are dry and clean, those of the congested quarters display the muddy travesty of snow in the city.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
If it was a fictitious crown which was placed upon Henry's head by the fictitious Pope, the curious travesty would be complete.
THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
WORDS RELATED TO TRAVESTY
- laugh at
- make a fool of
- make a game of
- make a laughing-stock
- make fun of
- poke fun at
- pull one's leg
- put down
- rail at
- run down
- send up
- show up
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