To imitate derisively or comically; parody
A crude, distorted, or ridiculous representation (of something)
A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
A cut of meat from the thigh of a hog.
To adapt to performance on the stage; dramatize:
To exaggerate a role; overplay.
To overestimate the strength of (one's holding or position) with resulting defeat:
Alternative form of chew the scenery.
To express emotion, especially in an excessive or theatrical manner:
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