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broadly or extravagantly humorous

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The accompanying diaries reveal that Abbas is as accurate with a pen as a lens, particularly when he recounts a military operation in Iraq so farcically pointless that he wonders if it's a smokescreen for a real mission happening elsewhere.
Now, we have an actual law about to be put into place, farcically silencing those of us who are not afraid to speak.
Once Castro was in power, his comrade-in-arms, Ernesto aeCheAE Guevera, today an icon of romantic revolution to the uninformed and juvenile, ordered the execution of over 600 aebourgeois,AE then got killed leading a farcically inept Marxist revolution in Bolivia.
The 24-year-old Defar appeared to have been tripped four laps from the finish as the farcically slow early pace meant there were 13 runners still bunched together at that stage of the race.
Sordi is as farcically exuberant as ever, but in this film he's suddenly given a frightening order he can't refuse.
The plan quickly goes off the rails, and the two friends share a road trip across a farcically racist White America.
And, farcically, youth coach Stephen Frail was in charge of the first team yesterday.
We close with Frank Riga's study of Michael Hoffmann's reinterpretation of Bottom in his 1999 film of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which treats Bottom and his interactions with Faerie seriously rather than farcically and resonates throughout the film in a shifting of focus from the aristocratic court to the dignity of the common man and his worthiness to enter Faerie.
Even though Chris intends his article to be "irreverent musings", to me they farcically illustrate the ever widening gap between nurses working with patients and those working in administration.
Danielle de Niese lent a girlish petulance to her character's sweetness, which she retained during ``O Mio Babbino Caro,'' delivering the oft-times maudlin aria with farcically exaggerated pleading.
Though in one sense the spectacular undoing of the 'basics' campaign (sex, money, and corruption scandals erupting farcically one after the other in the Tory party) was hilarious, Rose is also at pains to show that the whole tenor of the campaign was dangerous.
Farcically, despite these matters not yet being resolved, Kelly and his management team were ratified without their knowledge at Tuesday night's county board meeting.
In other words, the political parties would, farcically, be protecting primary residences from foreclosures for a fortnight.
That, farcically, included three men Man U knew nothing about reportedly turning up at Spanish league (LFP) headquarters in Madrid attempting to broker a deal for Athletic Bilbao's Ander Herrera.
LET'S CELEBRATE England skipper Alastair Cook poses with the urn after England clinched a 3-0 Ashes series victory with a draw in the Fifth Test, which ended farcically at the Kia Oval