Literary terms

satire
(n)
SAT-ire
Meaning

(in literature and other kinds of art) mockery of stupidity and wickedness

1st Sample Sentence

The film is a satire on political corruption.

Root

satira (satire, poetic medley) (Latin)

Synonyms

parody, satire

Antonyms

encomium, eulogy, paean, plaudit

Mnemonics

Remeber like set fire. his sarcasm set fire on his opponents.

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