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satirize

[sat-uh-rahyz] /ˈsæt əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), satirized, satirizing.
1.
to attack or ridicule with satire.
Also, especially British, satirise.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; satire + -ize
Related forms
satirizable, adjective
satirization, noun
satirizer, noun
nonsatirizing, adjective
unsatirizable, adjective
unsatirized, adjective
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  • A parody of the pied piper fairy tale, this story satirizes anticapitalism.
British Dictionary definitions for satirizes

satirize

/ˈsætəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
Derived Forms
satirization, satirisation, noun
satirizer, satiriser, noun
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Word Origin and History for satirizes

satirize

v.

c.1600, from French satiriser (see satire (n.)). Related: Satirized; satirizing.

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