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The ironical thing is America desperately needs heroes to show the way, but the heroes that show up are attacked.
HOW TO SUCCEED BY BEING AUTHENTIC (HINT: CAREFULLY) (EP. 438)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Her stern was towards him, and all he saw of her was the ironical legend, “Cure your Corns.”
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
For a while Sir Lucien stood watching the singular pair and smiling in his ironical fashion.
DOPESAX ROHMER
"You should go to bed," she replied, with that ironical air which went so well with her delicate and witty face.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
"We are not all like you, my dear Lieutenant," said Coronado, in a tone which might have been either apologetical or ironical.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The Duc de Mayenne led away the new king, while the other two brothers exchanged an ironical smile.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
"Mrs. Stanley, you are an example of heroism to our sex," replied the Mexican, with an ironical grin.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The host did not reply, but Chicot fancied he could see an ironical smile on his lip whenever the king's name was mentioned.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
"You will discover a few deviations in the ground plan," returned Coronado, for once ironical.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
His look was bitter and ironical, while a finger raised towards the divine seemed to forbid the ceremony to go any further.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO IRONICAL

  • abusive
  • bantering
  • biting
  • bitter
  • burlesque
  • caustic
  • censorious
  • chaffing
  • cutting
  • cynical
  • farcical
  • incisive
  • ironical
  • lampooning
  • mordant
  • paradoxical
  • parodying
  • pungent
  • ridiculing
  • sarcastic
  • sardonic
  • satiric
  • spoofing
  • taunting
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