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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Satiric  \Sa*tir"ic\,  Satirical  \Sa*tir"ic*al\,  a.  [L.  satiricus: 
  cf  F.  satirique.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  satire;  of  the  nature  of  satire;  as  a 
  satiric  style. 
  2.  Censorious;  severe  in  language;  sarcastic;  insulting. 
  ``Satirical  rogue.''  --Shak. 
  Syn:  Cutting;  caustic;  poignant;  sarcastic;  ironical;  bitter; 
  reproachful;  abusive.  --  {Sa*tir"ic*al*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Sa*tir"ic*al*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  exposing  human  folly  to  ridicule;  "a  persistent  campaign  of 
  mockery  by  the  satirical  fortnightly  magazine"  [syn:  {satiric}] 

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