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irony
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The Fountainhead
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irony
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • His face had assumed the expression it was to wear for the rest of his life: not quite a smile, but a motionless look of irony directed at the whole world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He followed Snyte obediently into the drafting room, a tall, broad-shouldered figure in English tweeds, with sandy hair and a square face drawn in countless creases around the ironical calm of the eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

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