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In its own ironic way, Halloween has always offered a brief respite from real-world horrors.

That’s quite ironic coming from the head of a company whose products are used in operations that contribute to serious human rights violations.

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The collection, which includes 15 pieces, reflects Abloh’s signature “ironic” style.

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It is ironic that the integrity of the second law of thermodynamics, which is responsible for irreversibility in the world, is safeguarded at the micro level by this reversibility.

The title may sound ironic, but it wasn’t intended that way.

So it was ironic a couple of months later when the Tea Partiers were railing against it—it had already expired.

Ironic, since it was originally meant to suppress sugar lust.

How ironic that the Hermit Kingdom is taking the blame for our first real look inside a clique that not even Vice dares penetrate.

How ironic and unfortunate that the critics tend to focus on one “bad” class or the other.

To them, they were being ironic and funny, and proving how ‘liberal’ they were.

So this was the curious and ironic fact; the nation had been saved—but only to be handed over to the money-changers!

As the Tassos reached for him, a last ironic thought drifted through Hendricks mind.

Gray, silent in the shadows, laughed a bitter, ironic laugh.

There was a suggestion of the ludicrous, a faint ironic aroma, in the phrase, which aroused angry passions.

My friend S— the elder passed me on the other side of the street with a wave of the hand and an ironic smile.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ironic, such as: arrogant, caustic, incongruous, mocking, paradoxical, and ridiculous.

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