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burlesque : \ber-LESK, adjective: 1. Involving ludicrous or mocking treatment of a solemn subject. noun: 1. Any ludicrous parody or grotesque caricature. 2. A humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus. Burlesque comes from the Italian burlesco, “to jest.”
bilocation \bahy-loh-KEY-shuhn, noun: The state of being or the ability to...