irony

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use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense (especially in irony) antiphrasis
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play dramatic irony
humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm ironist , ridiculer , satirist
United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872) Marianne Craig Moore , Marianne Moore , Moore
folly or vice attacked by irony, wit in work satire
dramatic work using irony and wit to expose wickedness and folly satire
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