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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·tir·ic Sa·tir·ic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style.
 2. Censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting. Satirical rogue.”
 Syn: -- Cutting; caustic; poignant; sarcastic; ironical; bitter; reproachful; abusive.
 -- Sa*tir*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sa*tir*ic*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : exposing human folly to ridicule; "a persistent campaign of
            mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine" [syn: satiric]