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irony
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A Tale of Two Cities
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irony
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Mr. Cruncher had no particular meaning in these sulky corroborations, but made use of them, as people not unfrequently do, to express general ironical dissatisfaction.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: verbal irony
as in: situational irony
as in: dramatic irony
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