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Caricature

v. t.

1) An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture.

2) A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody.

3) To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque.

Example Sentences for

Caricature

1) King Features Syndicate : Hägar the Horrible , access date July 16 , 2009 The strip is a Caricature and loose interpretation of Viking and medieval Scandinavian life
2) Lord Grondale is ridiculous not because he is an aristocrat but because he con­ ducts himself like a Caricature of an aristocrat at his worst: a man with no responsibility except to amuse himself.
3) But Mrs John Dashwood was a strong Caricature of himself;— more narrow-minded and selfish.
4) But Mrs John Dashwood was a strong Caricature of himself;— more narrow-minded and selfish.
5) It seems that in order to inscribe themselves upon the heart of humanity with everlasting claims, all great things have first to wander about the earth as enormous and awe- inspiring Caricatures: dogmatic philosophy has been a Caricature of this kindófor instance, the Vedanta doctrine in Asia, and Platonism in Europe.
6) This, in fact, is something of a Caricature of Bennett and others, who were more attuned to psychologysthan Woolf is willing to acknowledge.
7) Lord Grondale is ridiculous not because he is an aristocrat but because he con­ ducts himself like a Caricature of an aristocrat at his worst: a man with no responsibility except to amuse himself.
8) It seems that in order to inscribe themselves upon the heart of humanity with everlasting claims, all great things have first to wander about the earth as enormous and awe- inspiring Caricatures: dogmatic philosophy has been a Caricature of this kindófor instance, the Vedanta doctrine in Asia, and Platonism in Europe.
9) This, in fact, is something of a Caricature of Bennett and others, who were more attuned to psychologysthan Woolf is willing to acknowledge.
10) In The Nigger of the Narcissus, for example, the seaman Donkin is a lurid Caricature of a workingclass agitator, sly, cowardly, blustering and indolent.
11) In The Nigger of the Narcissus, for example, the seaman Donkin is a lurid Caricature of a workingclass agitator, sly, cowardly, blustering and indolent.