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English Dictionary: satiric by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
satiric
adj
  1. exposing human folly to ridicule; "a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"
    Synonym(s): satirical, satiric
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Satiric \Sa*tir"ic\, Satirical \Sa*tir"ic*al\, a. [L. satiricus:
      cf. F. satirique.]
      1. Of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a
            satiric style.
  
      2. Censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting.
            [bd]Satirical rogue.[b8] --Shak.
  
      Syn: Cutting; caustic; poignant; sarcastic; ironical; bitter;
               reproachful; abusive. -- {Sa*tir"ic*al*ly}, adv. --
               {Sa*tir"ic*al*ness}, n.
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