The correct answer is cartoon exaggeration.


A. cartoon exaggeration
B. eccentricity
C. draft
D. facsimile

The correct answer is (A) Cartoon exaggeration, a picture, cartoon, or description, etc. that distorts and exaggerates personal characteristics, defects, or traits of persons or things, often with a mocking intention, particularly in attacks on politicians. Also, the art or process of producing such caricatures. Finally, any ludicrously poor copy or imitation.

Caricature comes from Italian caricatura (an overloading), from Latin caricare (to load, as a wagon).

Examples of use:

  • The prime minister was often portrayed as a newspaper cartoon caricature.
  • Jay Leno's prominent chin makes him a favorite subject of caricatures.

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