Oxymoron: a combination of contradictory words.
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What is an Oxymoron?

An Oxymoron is a combination of contradictory or incongruous words, such as 'Cruel Kindness' or 'Jumbo Shrimp' (Jumbo means 'large' while Shrimp means 'small').

An oxymoron term is a literary figure of speech in which opposite or contradictory words, phrases, terms or ideas are combined to create a rhetorical effect by paradoxical means. Check out the oxymoron definition.



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False Evidence (Legal)
False Fact (Science)
Farewell Reception (Society & Culture)
Fatal Attraction (Relationships)
Fat-Free Ice Cream (Food)
Fiber Glass (Technology)
Final Draft (General)
First Conclusions (General)
Flexible Budget (Business)
Fresh Dried Fruit (Food)
Friendly Fire (Government & Politics)
Full Vacuum (Household)
Global Village (Technology)
Going Nowhere (Change)
Gold Silverware (Fashion)
Graduate Student (Education)
Grand Children (Family)
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Hate to Hate (Relationships)
Here and There (General)
Historical Event (Society & Culture)
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Twin Strangers (Relationships)
False Positive (Mathematics)
False Negative (Mathematics)
Predictably Irrational (Mathematics)
I am Speechless (Relationships)
I'm Speechless (Relationships)
Remote Proximity (Mathematics)
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Unknown (General)
Fixed Variable (Mathematics)
Assured Risk (Business)
Unclassified (General)
Uncategorized (General)
Unretouched (Technology)
Clear Braces (Health)
Invisible Braces (Health)
Edible Gold (Food)
Mini Monster (General)
Passion Crime (Relationships)
Victimless Crime (Relationships)
Skinny Fat (Family)





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