Associations to the word «Satire»
SATIRE, noun. (uncountable) A literary device of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. Humour, irony and exaggeration are often used to aid this.
SATIRE, noun. (countable) A satirical work.
SATIRE, noun. Witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift.
The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.