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Sample sentences for the GRE study word caricature

caricature can be used as a verb
caricature can be used as a noun

1.John Dashwood was a strong caricature of himself--more narrow-minded and selfish. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
2.It would be a mistake to think that this is ironic--a caricature of the historical accounts. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.At the top of an extra page quite a treasure, probably, when first lighted on I was greatly amused to behold an excellent caricature of my friend Joseph,--rudely, yet powerfully sketched. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.His prophecy, I remember, appeared in November or December, , in a long-defunct publication, the _Pall Mall Budget_, and I recall a caricature of it in a pre-Martian periodical called _Punch_. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
5.He began to mazurka in swift caricature across the floor on sliding feet past the fireplace to J. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.The well-known work of Joseph Clay Neal - is so all pervaded with caricature and humor that it belongs with the work of the professional humorist school rather than with the short story writers. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
7.Tom partly uncovered a dismal caricature of a house with two gable ends to it and a corkscrew of smoke issuing from the chimney. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
8.The latter's venomous caricature of Addison as Atticus shows how he took his petty revenge on a great and good man who had been his friend. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.Andrea Cavalcanti found his tilbury waiting at the door the groom, in every respect a caricature of the English fashion, was standing on tiptoe to hold a large iron-gray horse. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.Five or six had already hatched and the grotesque caricatures which sat blinking in the sunlight were enough to cause me to doubt my sanity. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
11.And a thousand caricatures of children, angels, owls, fools, and child-sized butterflies laughed and mocked, and roared at me. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
12.His laughter at his own methods grows more unmistakable at the last, when he caricatures them by casually assembling six fallen monarchs in an inn at Venice. - from Candide by Voltaire
13.It imposes its caricatures as well as its ideal on people the highest monuments of human civilization accept its ironies and lend their eternity to its mischievous pranks. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.Nor should I be justified if I intended to include in the literary works the well-known caricatures of human faces attributed to Leonardo-- of which, however, it may be incidentally observed, the greater number are in my opinion undoubtedly spurious. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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