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Noun
The use of expressions that mean the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
“He passes with ease from comedy through irony to tragedy.”
Noun
The use of acerbic or ironic language or behavior to mock or convey contempt
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“Those whose presumptions are more innocent Socrates only gently teases with his mocking irony.”
Noun
A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects
“Opposition parties wasted no time in stressing the irony of the situation.”
Noun
The quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech
Noun
Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies
Adjective
Having the smell, taste, and texture of game meat (which is typically slightly decomposed)
Adjective
Made of, or pertaining to, the metal iron
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