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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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I regularly marveled at her ingenious strategies for incorporating references to today's lived realities into her farces while remaining essentially true to the medieval theatrical world from which those farces emerged.
Director Nigel Macbeth said the Priory's reputation for slick farces was second to none.
IF you don't consider a bog-standard Whitehall farce ridiculous enough, you should perhaps concentrate on rubbing your eyes in disbelief at one of the biggest farces and foul-ups of them all.
He also notes the references to farces throughout Rabelais' work, often by name.
Michael Cooney's comedy delivers slamming doors, a dishonest scheme gone wrong, blatant liars, dead bodies, mistaken identities and men dressing up as women - as they always tend to do in British farces.
While half a century ago we had Whitehall farces, it would now appear that, instead of representative government, we simply continue to have Westminster farce.
1) Three comedies and five farces in which Collette often acted, with his wife and her younger sister Augusta Maria Wilton (1854-1926) are disregarded or covered briefly.
Beam's focus is primarily the plays and farces performed by university students and the less exalted members of the law courts such as clerks, ushers, and notaries, collectively referred to as the basoche.
Beam details a case in which the arrival of Calvinist pastors in Amiens combined with economic pressures meant that public gatherings such as farces were considered fertile ground for Reformists.
The growth of print technology as a way of promulgating farce is also an important topic here, and illustrations that reproduce the frontispieces of farces published by two of the groups discussed in detail (the Rouen confraternity known as the Conards, and the Paris Basoche) are helpfully reproduced.
Air Force Reserve Command security farces students practice tactical movements at the St.
Brian Rix's farces used dropped trousers to mask weak lines -a tactic the WRU could usefully adopt
Ably translated into English and featuring an introduction and commentary by Thierry Boucquey, Six Medieval French Farces provides students and scholars with an invaluable contribution to Medieval Studies.
In New York City and in London libraries, he dug up manuscripts of farces in which Rice had "interleaved" the role of Jim Crow, a zany trickster who had made his audience laugh at greed, hypocrisy, and stupidity, much like the sting of Michael Moore in his book Stupid White Men (2002).
This is one of the funniest farces ever written for the stage,'' said director TimBen Boydston.