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sa·tir·i·cal

 (sə-tĭr′ĭ-kəl) or sa·tir·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by satire.
2. Given to or fond of making satirical remarks.

sa·tir′i·cal·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.satiric - exposing human folly to ridicule; "a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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satiric

adjective
Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit:
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satiric

[səˈtɪrɪk] ADJsatírico
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