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Definition of Satirically

  • in a satirical manner

How to use satirically in a sentence. Satirically pronunciation.

He that will give himself to all manner of ways to get money may be rich; so he that lets fly all he knows or thinks may by chance be satirically witty.
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They complained that he was conceited; and, since he excelled only in matters which to them were unimportant, they asked satirically what he had to be conceited about.
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Macalister thought Hayward a poor creature, and sneered at his delicacies of sentiment: he asked satirically about Hayward's literary work and received with scornful smiles his vague suggestions of future masterpieces; their arguments were often heated; but the punch was good, and they were both fond of it; towards the end of the evening they generally composed their differences and thought each other capital fellows.
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And, after all," Denham went on, glancing round him satirically, as Katharine thought, "it's not your grandfather only.
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The corners of his ugly mouth curled satirically.
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When Cowper, at about the end of the last century, said satirically of the minister he was attacking, "He never mentioned hell to ears polite," he was giving unconscious evidence that the sense of the barbarism of the idea was finding its way into the pulpit.
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Shakespeare never intended to exhibit him as a buffoon; for although it was natural that Hamlet—a young man of fire and genius, detesting formality, and disliking Polonius on political grounds, as imagining that he had assisted his uncle in his usurpation—should express himself satirically, yet this must not be taken as exactly the poet’s conception of him.
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For one who has so little command of himself, it will be a great advantage that his temper should be obliged to _keep tune_." Byron had anticipated this advice, and had already attacked the laureate in rhyme, scornfully and satirically, but with a gay and genial mockery which dispensed with "wormwood and verdigrease" or yet bitterer and more venomous ingredients.
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I asked him, satirically, if he knew everybody in the island; he answered, very simply, that he did.
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The young fellow followed satirically at his mother's elbow, and made a mock of her pride in it, trying to catch Westover's eye when she led him through the kitchen with its immense range, and introduced him to a new chef, who wiped his hand on his white apron to offer it to Westover.
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A huge, bony, homely-looking horse he was as he drew the deacon and Miranda into the village on market days and Sundays, with a loose, shambling gait, making altogether an appearance so homely and peculiar that the smart village chaps, riding along in their jaunty turn-outs, used to chaff the good deacon on the character of the steed, and satirically challenge him to a brush.
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I understand you; you speak satirically.
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A smile, which the major had tried to make a careless one, curled his lip satirically as he bowed in reply.
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She laughed satirically, and turned on her heel, regardless of the effect of her words.
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Her lip curled, and her eyes laughed satirically as she thought of the follies of those men-how they had let women lead them up and down in public places, drooling and sighing and seeming to enjoy their own pitiful plight.
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Then, satirically: "Oh, no; I'd not dare aspire to any woman YOU had condescended to smile upon.
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To hear you, one would really suppose there was not the slightest ground for reproach in your life," said the empress, satirically. "That this is quite within the range of possibility, is proved by the case of the dauphiness," replied De Rohan.
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This has been satirically termed "watching the turn of the market;" although every reader does the same, and first looks for those events in the paper which bear upon his interests or enjoyments; for pleasure, as well as industry, has her studies.
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Mrs. Crayford shook her head, and looked at her husband, half satirically, half fondly.
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Mr. Tutt's objection is sound-if he wishes to press it," remarked the judge satirically.
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Examples of Satirically

Example #1
Honesty sometimes keeps a man from growing rich, and civility from being witty.
Example #2
Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.
Example #3
It was now light: the river was beautiful in the silence, and there was something mysterious in the early day; it was going to be very fine, and the sky, pale in the dawn, was cloudless.
Example #4
He was developing a sense of humour, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike.
Example #5
Then they walked slowly back.
Example #6
They looked into the post office to get the right time, nodded to Mrs. Wigram the doctor's wife, who sat at her window sewing, and so got home.