ADJ. brilliant, clever | cruel
VERB + PARODY compose, write
PREP. through ~ He attacked her ideas through parody. | ~ of She has written a cruel parody of his book. | ~ on The show included a parody on current affairs programmes.
2 bad example
PREP. in a ~ of He sighed in a parody of deep emotion. | ~ of She has become a grotesque parody of her former elegant self.
PHRASES a parody of justice The trial was a parody of justice.