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burlesquing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burlesque  \Bur*lesque"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Burlesqued};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Burlesquing}.] 
  To  ridicule,  or  to  make  ludicrous  by  grotesque  representation 
  in  action  or  in  language. 
 
  They  burlesqued  the  prophet  Jeremiah's  words  and 
  turned  the  expression  he  used  into  ridicule. 
  --Stillingfleet. 




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