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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfarcicalfar‧ci‧cal /ˈfɑːsɪkəl $ ˈfɑːr-/ adjective  1 FAILa situation or event that is farcical is very silly and badly organized Opposition leaders described the government’s plans as ‘farcical’.2 a farcical play or film is a humorous one in which the characters become involved in silly and complicated situationsfarcically /-kli/ adverb
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farcicalfarcical charactersAnd some of the more orthodox farcical confusions are well managed.No credible system of justice can tolerate such a farcical imbalance of power between contestants.Lucky Jim may survive in the memory as a series of farcical moments, but it is also a tightly plotted novel.Indeed, it helps to demolish the farcical notion of general, unitary intelligence altogether.It was a strangely farcical routine, and must be extremely tedious to enact day after day.a farcical trial
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