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irony
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • For your very great politeness, I am sure,' said Miss Murdstone; with an irony which no more affected my aunt, than it discomposed the cannon I had slept by at Chatham.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: verbal irony
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