SATIRIZE in a Sentence

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satirize
 v.  make object of satire; attack with satire; censure with keenness or severe sarcasm.
Classic Sentence:
1  For even satire is a form of sympathy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
2  In its venerable one coat lay a certain vein of satire on human vanity in clothes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
3  The moment then came when she could scarcely sit longer, and it was like a satire on her patience to remember that Clym could hardly have reached the inn as yet.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
4  The affair, as it will be reported, will cover us with shame; for in a society such as ours satire inflicts a painful and incurable wound.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
5  It was some foul parody, some infamous ignoble satire.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
6  One morning, though I had never tried my hand with the pen, it suddenly occurred to me to write a satire on this officer in the form of a novel which would unmask his villainy.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
7  I had not expected him to be, and was not surprised myself; or my observation of similar practical satires would have been but scanty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS
8  Well, these sad and hopeless obstacles are welcome in one sense, for they enable us to look with indifference upon the cruel satires that Fate loves to indulge in.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
9  Even in anger, he was suave and satirical, and whisky usually served to intensify these qualities.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
10  It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
11  Charlie May was slightly satirical, for he had flirted a very little with Julia, and Hammond had cut up very roughly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
12  He could also "embellish" his words by the simple expedient of half-closing, half-winking one eye; which trick communicated to some of his satirical utterances quite a mordant effect.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
13  'I should have thought sexual indigestion from surfeit would have interfered with you more seriously,' said Hammond satirically.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
14  'A poacher, your Ladyship,' said the man satirically.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  The sardonic humor of nightclub comedians who satirize or ridicule patrons in the audience strikes some people as amusing and others as rude.
2  And who shall complain when the first person that I satirize is myself?
3  The commercial side of the Christmas season is an easy target for satire.
4  The novel is a stinging satire on American politics.
5  Gulliver's Travels, which is regarded by many as a tale for children, is actually a bitter satire attacking man's folly.
6  The humor of cartoonist Gary Trudeau often is satirical; through the comments of the Doonesbury characters, Trudeau ridicules political corruption and folly.
7  She writes satirical sketches for a magazine.
8  He was charged with criminal libel for posting articles on a satiric online publication that poked fun at a finance professor.