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This is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be. A. Malapropism B. Idioms C. Irony
Irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, and it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be.
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Irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of the actual meaning, and it arises from an awareness of contrast between what is and what ought to be.
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