Caricature vs Conspiracy - What's the difference?

caricature | conspiracy |


As a verb caricature

is .

As a noun conspiracy is

the act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.

caricature

Noun

(en noun)
  • A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
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  • A grotesque misrepresentation.
  • * Macaulay
  • A grotesque caricature of virtue.

    Descendants

    * Tagalog: (l)

    Verb

  • To represent someone in an exaggerated or distorted manner.
  • Derived terms

    * caricaturist

    conspiracy

    Noun

    (conspiracies)
  • The act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.
  • (legal) An agreement between two or more persons to break the law at some time in the future.
  • A group of ravens.
  • (linguistics) A situation in which different phonological or grammatical rules lead to similar or related outcomes.
  • Derived terms

    * conspiracy of silence * conspiracy theory