Facetious & Fictitious

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Facetious is used to describe speech that is meant to be funny but that is usually regarded as annoying, silly, or not proper: “Her facetious remark certainly did not fit the situation.”
Fictitious means tot true or real: “The characters in the novel are all fictitious.”

The book reviewer made a facetious remark about the fictitiouscharacters in the short stories.

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