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spoof (spuːf)
1.  a mildly satirical mockery or parody; lampoon: a spoof on party politics
2.  a good-humoured deception or trick; prank
3.  to indulge in a spoof of (a person or thing)
4.  to communicate electronically under a false identity
[C19: coined by A. Roberts (1852--1933), English comedian, to designate a game of his own invention]

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