|1.||a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement that is or may be true: religious truths are often expressed in paradox|
|2.||a self-contradictory proposition, such as I always tell lies|
|3.||a person or thing exhibiting apparently contradictory characteristics|
|4.||an opinion that conflicts with common belief|
|[C16: from Late Latin paradoxum, from Greek paradoxos opposed to existing notions, from |
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
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