Noun(1) a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations(2) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Verb(1) make a travesty of
(1) He has a good sense of humor about his situation, but it makes it nonetheless a travesty of justice and humanity.(2) The showpeople left calling it a travesty of justice.(3) In short, it is a travesty of not only scholarship, but plain common sense.(4) The planning meeting, in my opinion, was a travesty of democracy.(5) the absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice(6) We, at the appeals tribunal do not think Mr Fawkes received a fair trial - and consequently we believe there has been a travesty of justice.(7) We will walk through a travesty of language, where truth is but a signs system and actions are always appear flanked by a pair of stars.(8) However defeat for Seamus Grant would have been a travesty of justice given all that he has delivered to the county for fifty years and more.(9) It was ├ö├ç├┐a travesty of democracy├ö├ç├û that MPs were yesterday denied the right to a proper vote on the issue, she said.(10) How that one got past the speaker is a travesty of fiscal accountability.(11) I think that is a travesty of justice if that occurs and I'm against it totally.(12) When I survey the world of the New Humanities, what I see is a travesty of what I understand by the life of the mind.(13) This is indeed a shame and a travesty of national proportions.(14) The participants are adults, they know what they are in for and if it is a travesty of human dignity, it is a victimless travesty because they want to do it and we want to watch it.(15) What eventually took its place was a travesty of the real thing, a mockery of the power that could raise men to heaven and give them the glimpse of God for which they gladly died.(16) But the premise of the movie (that Cruise fights off the Martians) is a travesty of the book.
1. perversion of ::
3. farce ::
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