irony

[ ahy-ruh-nee, ahy-er- ]SEE DEFINITION OF irony
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Here is a specimen of his graceful blending of irony and humor.

But there was irony in Caroline's voice as she spoke; and she sighed heavily.

She pronounced these words with a smile, which was not altogether without a tinge of irony.

He was just the sort of man to indulge in irony for his own satisfaction.

Prada had grown somewhat calmer, but remained full of irony.

I wondered if there were irony in his voice as he said good night.

Occasionally it was fitful, and when summoned by irony remained at a distance.

When irony pass current for compliments, and we take it so, I shall have no objection to it.

I repeat, Dale, that I enjoy the irony of fate, especially when I can control it.

There may be a sort of irony in regarding in this way the gifts of genius.

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