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Synonyms for travesty

Synonyms for travesty

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

Synonyms for travesty

a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

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a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

make a travesty of

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Mrs P Biddle It is a travesty Birmingham City Council once again is trying to ruin Christmas by banning Christmas carols, yet another of their barmy ideas.
With two goals in his last three games, Clarke, above, said: "Everyone in the league knows it would be a travesty if Limerick went down.
Carr's illusive memory provides the shifting perspective through which the play becomes the embodiment of parody or travesty as its title suggests.
looks we might be up "Dunfermline are the team to win it for me over 36 games and it would be a travesty for them if they didn't because they and Morton are full-time.
But it would have been a travesty if they had won because we outplayed them.
If the red card hadn't been rescinded it would have been a travesty.
It's a travesty for the competition because the team that should be playing next Sunday isn't," fumed Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards, then adding: "In times like this it's important to keep your dignity and not say what you think.
For me, it would have been an injustice, a travesty, if we hadn't gone through.
It is fortuitous that two of your retired officers have uncovered a travesty that has overshadowed Alfred Moore's daughters for 56 years.
Stretford said: "I believe the verdicts of the disciplinary panel against me are a travesty of the facts heard by its members during the hearing.
Dougherty in his November Trails End column regarding the travesty that is occurring with the "World Hunting Association".
The family unit, and Canada as a whole, can ill afford to squander what may be the last opportunity to overturn the same-sex "marriage" travesty foisted on this nation by the former Liberal government and its accomplices in the homosexual and left-liberal communities.
Poor Joan was always a camp object while Bette wasn't afraid of being so perceived and had fun with it all the way to the final travesty of Wicked Stepmother.
The fact that so many working Americans are without health care ``is an American tragedy, an absolute travesty,'' Villaraigosa said.
Karen Stokes, a native Houstonian and director of Travesty Dance Group, has made a collection of short works about her beloved hometown called Hometown.