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sarcasm  irony  satire  caustic remark  Ancient Egyptian satire
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Witty language used to convey insults or scorn WordNet 3.0
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Witty language used to convey insults or scorn WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Satire is a genre of the visual, literary, and performing arts, usually in the form of fiction and less frequently non-fiction, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, often with the intent of exposing or shaming the perceived flaws of individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement. Wikipedia
Sarcasm is the caustic use of words, often in a humorous way, to mock someone or something. Wikipedia
Literary and art genre with a style of humor based on parody Wikidata
Sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt Wikidata
Dramatic irony: a theatrical effect in which the meaning of a situation, or some incongruity in the plot, is understood by the audience, but not by the characters in the play. Wiktionary
An act of sarcasm. Wiktionary
A literary device of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. Humor, irony, and exaggeration are often used to aid this. Wiktionary
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He used sarcasm to upset his opponent WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Irony is wasted on the stupid WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own WordNet 3.0
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own - Jonathan Swift Open English WordNet