burlesque, n. 1. satire, lampoon, farce, spoof; caricature, cartoon, parody, travesty; Literature, mock-heroic, mock-tragedy; mockery, imitation, exaggeration, take-off, macaronics.
2. U.S. Theater, peep show, striptease, girlie show, nudie; burletta, slapstick, harlequinade; follies.
-adj. 3. satirical, farcical, caricatural, travestying, parodic, Hudibrastic; mock, mocking, mimic, apish; ludicrous, ridiculous, comic, mock-heroic, droll; exaggerated, put-on, overdone; sarcastic, ironical, derisive, ridiculing, quizzical; fantastic, bizarre, grotesque.
4. provocative, suggestive, exotic; bawdy, indecent, immodest, off-color, risque.
-v. 5. satirize, lampoon, caricature, parody, travesty; mock, mimic, imitate, exaggerate, take off, ape; ridicule, laugh at, make fun of, stultify,
burly, adj. 1. stout, thickset, heavy, heavy-set, stocky; beefy, brawny, husky, sturdy, well-built, strapping; muscular, hefty, able-bodied, rugged, athletic, solid; hardy, manly, virile, tough, powerful, strong.
2. bluff, brash, churlish, bearish, surly; brusque, short, curt, abrupt; outspoken, forward, unreserved; unvarnished, rough,
burn, v. 1. be on fire, flame, flare, blaze, deflagrate; smolder, smoke, go up in smoke; glow, radiate, phosphoresce, shine; flash, glare, beam; flicker, shimmer, twinkle, sparkle, spark.
2. set on fire, fire, ignite, light, Inf. put the match to; illuminate, kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame; incinerate, reduce to ashes, cremate.
3. tingle, warm, glow, thrill, excite; arouse, inflame, animate, quicken; stir, stimulate.
4. swelter, perspire, sweat; be dying of the heat, be dripping wet.
5. hurt, sting, smart, throb, ache; injure, wound, pain, anguish, torment, grieve, sorrow; anger, annoy, irritate, vex.
6. desire, yearn, wish, long; crave, hunger, thirst, lust after, SI. have the hots for, SI. letch after.
7. consume, expend, use up, eat up, drain, exhaust; squander, run through, misspend, fritter away.
8. overcook, char, toast; sear, singe.
9. tan, suntan, sunburn, bronze, brown; redden, discolor.
burned, adj. 1. cheated, swindled, taken, taken in, done in; fleeced, Inf. gyped, rooked, Si. screwed, Si. stung.
2. disillusioned, disappointed, disenchanted, disabused; hurt, wounded, injured.
burning, adj. 1. blazing, ablaze, raging, on fire, afire, fiery; flaming, aflame, smoking, ignited; very hot, boiling, scalding, scorching, sizzling; smoldering, simmering, parching; roasting, broiling, grilling, baking, toasting.
2. gleaming, agleam, glowing, aglow, glaring; very bright, lighted, alight, luminous, illuminated; radiant, brilliant, incandescent; shimmering, twinkling, flashing, flickering, glittering, aglitter, sparkling, fluttering.
3. sharp, acute, cutting, biting, stinging, piercing; singeing, searing, cauterizing; strong, pungent, poignant, reeking, acrid; caustic, corroding; painful, excruciating, racking, tormenting, agonizing; smarting, prickling, irritating.
4. desperate, violent, tempestuous; very angry, Inf. burned up, irate, wrathful, wroth, incensed; enraged, raging, infuriated, infuriate, furious; ranting, raving, vehement, fuming, seething; heated, worked up, flared up; vexed, irritated, piqued, chafed, galled, riled, nettled, agitated; offended, disturbed, perturbed, unquiet.
5. excited, exhilarated, enlivened, inspired, Inf.