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Synonyms for farce

Synonyms for farce

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

Synonyms for farce

a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

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mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs

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fill with a stuffing while cooking

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But Sandwell council leader Bill Thomas said the petition, was a farce and said: "Black Country folk do not want to be labelled Brummies.
Sarah Beam's book treating farce during the French Renaissance is a well-researched addition to the corpus of drama studies.
4) Of equal importance to Collette's career development were his less well-known performances in farces and other stage productions, including the creation of his own hallmark farce with the almost unpronounceable name, Cryptoconchoidsyphonostomata, which laid the foundation for his distinctive 'song and patter' one-man entertaining style.
This so-called Kirklees Council seem to be following in the footsteps of the Government, one expensive farce after another.
Once the Wars of Religion broke out in 1562, however, Beam shows convincingly that these performances were systematically censored and in many cases shut own altogether, not by the crows, but by municipal officials and local magistrates who feared the bawdy farce might exacerbate the popular violence of the religious wars.
9) is by no means linear in its development, but that as the spikier, more confrontational elements of farce become gradually smoothed out, this "gradual demise [.
They brought out all the police and it's just a citizen going for a walk," said Kasparov, who was holding an empty plastic bag with the words - "I will not take part in this farce.
Bedroom Farce is directed by Robin Herford, a former associate to Ayckbourn, who is also director of the hugely successful West End production Woman In Black.
In watching Viva Pedro it becomes clear that in film "after film Almodovar uses the renegades and the marginalized to create something that's both tragedy and farce.
It is much, much harder to make such farce mechanics work in the film medium.
Worse still, it is a long-running farce which ( at the very least ( undermines public confidence in an important emergency service.
The six plays comprising this scholarly compilation include "The Farce of the Miller" (La farce du Munyer), the story of a man whose soul is carried down into hell by the Devil); "The Farce of Calbain" (La farce de Calbian), the tale of a merry cobbler); "The Farce of the Bonnet" (La farce de la cornette); "The Farce of the Kettle Maker" (La farce du chaudronnier); "The Farce of the Chimney Sweep" (La farce du Ramoneur); and "The Farce of The Gentleman and Nauder" (La farce du gentilhomme et Naudet).
The same basic conditions may be treated in quite different ways, for example as farce or tragedy, as Woody Allen's 'Melinda and Melinda' recently showed: farce is the tragedy that happens to outsiders; tragedy is the farce that happens to you.
The student production that opens Friday at Lane Community College's Performance Hall is a farce within a farce.
These were the ingredients of a French sex farce, not to mention headlines in the National Enquirer.