How to Pronounce farce?

Correct pronunciation for the word "farce" is [fˈɑːs], [fˈɑːs], [f_ˈɑː_s].

"Farce" in context

A farce is a genre of comedy that has roots stemming from Ancient Greece. It is a humorous play or movie with exaggerated characters and ridiculous situations. Farces stick to the traditional format of a beginning, middle, and end, and often have a resolution to the laugh-inducing antics of its characters. The action often intensifies throughout the act, leading to increased hilarity.

Farces typically contain characters that are stereotypes. They can be buffoonish or pompous. As the story progresses, these characters get into outlandish and unexpected circumstances, usually at great expense of their appearance and dignity.


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