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Synonyms for charade
ʃəˈreɪd; esp. Brit. ʃəˈrɑdcha·rade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-onnoun

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

    Synonyms:
    jeer, fraud, prank, joke, trick, scoff, takeoff, caper, farce comedy, parody, hoax, spoof, put-on, humbug, farce, burlesque, travesty, scoffing, antic, pasquinade, jeering, mockery, sendup, lampoon, dupery, fraudulence

  2. charadenoun

    a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades

    Synonyms:
    mockery, burlesque, parody, spoof, lampoon, pasquinade, travesty, takeoff, sendup, put-on

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  1. List of paraphrases for "charade":

    farce, masquerade, travesty, sham, mockery, comedy, parody, joke, cover-up

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3313comedy
#4480fraud
#6675joke
#7167trick
#18520parody
#20014sham
#22497hoax
#23626masquerade
#27783spoof
#29414prank
#31654farce
#33962takeoff
#40207caper
#40443mockery
#44008lampoon
#47210burlesque
#47257charade
#50882humbug
#56153travesty
#71713scoff
#79626antic
#133401jeer
#149018jeering
#158417scoffing
#323539fraudulence

How to use charade in a sentence?

  1. Joanna Schwartz:

    If a lawyer knows ahead of time that the officer is not going to be identified, who has no resources, it makes no financial sense at all to litigate that case, if we've given up the charade that accountability is only through financial payments by those officers, then we need to think more seriously about what the consequences are and what our internal disciplinary systems look like in law enforcement agencies.

  2. Robby Mook:

    I was as frustrated, concerned and disappointed as anyone with Director Comey's handling of the email investigation, but President Trump just fired the man investigating how Russia meddled in our election and whether members of his campaign were involved, an investigation President Trump called 'charade' only 24 hours ago, it's equally concerning that our attorney general, who lied about his own meetings with the Russians, approved Director Comey's firing.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    Doctor Oz charade is as completely unserious as his original joke of a letter written in five minutes.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I think you're going to see a lot of things happen on November 6 that would not have happened before -- the American public has seen this charade, has seen this dishonesty by the Democrats.

  5. Elijah Cummings:

    Rather than drag out this political charade into 2016 and selectively leak portions of a closed-door interview, the Committee should schedule the public hearing, make her records public and re-focus its efforts on the attacks in Benghazi.


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