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standup

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underplot

A series of events in a play, proceeding collaterally with the main story, and subservient to it. Dryden.

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doonesbury

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intermezzo

  • noun a short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony
  • noun a short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera

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dilbert

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pratfall

  • noun a fall onto your buttocks
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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sidekick

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; buddy; chum; brother; pal.

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superhero

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pratfall

  • noun a fall onto your buttocks
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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mordant

  • noun a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
  • adjective satellite harshly ironic or sinister
    black; grim.
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

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monologuist

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palooka

  • noun a second-rate prize fighter
    stumblebum.

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burletta

(Mus.) A comic operetta; a music farce. Byron.

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gruesomely

  • adverb in a gruesome manner
    • he was gruesomely wounded

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intermezzo

  • noun a short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony
  • noun a short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera

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farcically

  • adverb in a farcical manner
    • a farcically inept bungler

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shtick

  • noun (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • give him a shtik cake
    • he's a shtik crazy
    • he played a shtik Beethoven
  • noun (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • play it straight with no shtik

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beano

  • noun a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards
    bingo; lotto; keno.

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byplay

  • noun incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
    stage business; business.
    • his business with the cane was hilarious

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knockabout

  • noun a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    boisterous.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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subplot

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pogo

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ruefulness

  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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grotesquely

  • adverb in a grotesque manner
    monstrously.
    • behind the house lay two nude figures grotesquely bald, with deliberate knife-slashes marking their bodies

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grotesquery

  • noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion
    grotesquerie; grotesqueness.

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hilariously

  • adverb in a hilarious manner
    uproariously.
    • hilariously funny

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afterpiece

  • noun a brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play

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gilbertian

  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the style of William S. Gilbert
    • Gilbertian libretti
  • adjective satellite wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas
    • a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley

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unfunny

  • adjective satellite not funny; especially failing to achieve the intended humor
    • a very unfunny joke

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antihero

  • noun a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

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endearingly

  • adverb in an adorable manner
    adorably.
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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deflation

  • noun (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind
    • a constant deflation of the desert landscape
  • noun a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

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batman

  • noun an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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manga

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sidekick

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; buddy; chum; brother; pal.

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bleakly

  • adverb without hope
    • he wondered bleakly

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grotesquerie

  • noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion
    grotesqueness; grotesquery.

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subversive

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    insurgent; seditious.

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antihero

  • noun a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

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darkly

  • adverb without light
    in darkness.
    • the river was sliding darkly under the mist
  • adverb in a dark glowering menacing manner
    • he stared darkly at her

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skit

  • noun a short theatrical episode

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aristophanic

Of or pertaining to Aristophanes, the Athenian comic poet.

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hijinks

  • noun noisy and mischievous merrymaking
    jinks; high jinks; high jinx.

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bizarre

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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intermixture

  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; mixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade
  • noun an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base
    admixture.
    • the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure
    • a large intermixture of sand

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irresistibly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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interlude

  • noun an intervening period or episode
  • noun a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    intermezzo; entr'acte.

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deadpan

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    unexpressive; impassive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read
  • adverb without betraying any feeling
    • she told the joke deadpan

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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valentine

  • noun a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day
    • will you be my valentine?
  • noun a card sent or given (as to a sweetheart) on Saint Valentine's Day

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popeye

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piteousness

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blondie

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misadventure

  • noun an instance of misfortune
    mischance; mishap.

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sinister

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; threatening; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    dark; black.
    • black deeds
    • a black lie
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    • Darth Vader of the dark side
    • a dark purpose
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy

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malapropism

  • noun the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar
    malaprop.

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superman

  • noun a person with great powers and abilities
    Ubermensch; demigod.
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; acid; loony toons; dot.

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bumbler

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher; fuckup.

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intermix

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermingle; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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operetta

  • noun a short amusing opera
    light opera.

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irrepressible

  • adjective satellite impossible to repress or control
    uncontrollable.
    • an irrepressible chatterbox
    • uncontrollable laughter

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subplots

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slapstick

  • noun a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
  • noun acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone

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bathos

  • noun triteness or triviality of style
  • noun insincere pathos
    mawkishness.

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unintentionally

  • adverb without intention; in an unintentional manner
    accidentally.
    • she hit him unintentionally

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almanac

  • noun an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
    farmer's calendar.
  • noun an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

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wisecrack

  • noun witty remark
    sally; quip; crack.
  • verb make a comment, usually ironic

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inimitably

  • adverb in an unreproducible manner
    unreproducibly.
    • he has an inimitably verbose style

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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peanuts

  • noun an insignificant sum of money; a trifling amount
    • her salary is peanuts compared to his
  • noun underground pod of the peanut vine
    peanut.

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intermezzo

  • noun a short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony
  • noun a short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera

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zany

  • noun a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; twat; jackass; goofball.

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opera

  • noun a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • noun a commercial browser

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blackface

  • noun the makeup (usually burnt cork) used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro

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impersonation

  • noun a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
    caricature; imitation.
  • noun pretending to be another person
    imposture.

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riotously

  • adverb in a tumultuous and riotous manner
    tumultuously.
    • the crowd was demonstrating tumultuously
  • adverb in an exuberant manner
    exuberantly.
    • the exuberantly baroque decoration of the church

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riff

  • noun a Berber living in northern Morocco
    Riffian.
  • noun a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

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nightclub

  • noun a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
    night club; club; cabaret; nightspot.
    • don't expect a good meal at a cabaret
    • the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night
    • he played the drums at a jazz club

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primness

  • noun excessive or affected modesty
    prudery; Grundyism; prudishness.
  • noun exaggerated and arrogant properness
    priggishness.

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lugubriously

  • adverb in a sorrowful lugubrious manner
    • his long face lugubriously reflecting a hidden and unexpressed compassion

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grotesque

  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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exuberantly

  • adverb in an exuberant manner
    riotously.
    • the exuberantly baroque decoration of the church
  • adverb in an ebullient manner
    ebulliently; expansively.
    • Khrushchev ebulliently promised to supply rockets for the protection of Cuba against American aggression

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imbroglio

  • noun an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
    embroilment.
  • noun a very embarrassing misunderstanding

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weirdly

  • adverb in a weird manner
    • she was dressed weirdly

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monologue

  • noun speech you make to yourself
    soliloquy.
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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uproariously

  • adverb in a hilarious manner
    hilariously.
    • hilariously funny

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brio

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; spiritedness; invigoration.

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deliciously

  • adverb in a very pleasurable manner
    pleasurably.
    • they were walking along the beach slowly and deliciously
  • adverb so as to produce a delightful taste
    scrumptiously; lusciously.
    • I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches

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denouement

  • noun the outcome of a complex sequence of events
  • noun the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work

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obscenely

  • adverb to an obscene degree
    • this man is obscenely rich
  • adverb in a lewd and obscene manner
    lewdly.
    • he had seen how in their dances the white men and women held one another obscenely

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superheroes

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archie

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medley

  • noun a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
    pastiche; potpourri.

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lowbrow

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; philistine.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
    uncultivated; lowbrowed.
    • lowbrow tastes

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marvel

  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    wonder.
    • the wonders of modern science
  • verb be amazed at
    wonder.
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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sandman

  • noun an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy

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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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satirically

  • adverb in a satirical manner
    • she spoke satirically

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boisterously

  • adverb in a carefree manner
    rollickingly.
    • she was rollickingly happy

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punchline

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touchingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    poignantly; affectingly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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interlude

  • noun an intervening period or episode
  • noun a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    intermezzo; entr'acte.

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raucously

  • adverb with a raucous sound
    • his voice rang raucously
  • adverb in a rowdy manner
    rowdily.
    • the crowd got drunk and started to behave rowdily

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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buffoon

  • noun a rude or vulgar fool
    clown.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goof; goofball; clown; merry andrew.

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outrageously

  • adverb in a very offensive manner
    • he behaved outrageously
  • adverb to an extravagant or immoderate degree
    atrociously.
    • atrociously expensive

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comeuppance

  • noun an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
    comeupance; deserts.

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mirthful

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; jolly; jovial; merry.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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songster

  • noun a composer of words or music for popular songs
    songwriter; ballad maker.
  • noun a person who sings

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