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irony
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The Da Vinci Code
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irony
Used in
The Da Vinci Code
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  • The fundamental irony of Christianity!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ironically, Langdon had made this same point in a class lecture earlier this semester.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ironically, it had been another key—a far more normal one—that had revealed his true nature to her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Face down on the parquet floor with his arms and legs spread wide, Langdon found little humor in the irony of his position.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It seemed a cruel irony that Teabing—a modern British knight—was a hostage in the search for his own countryman, Sir Isaac Newton.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Collet found it ironic that one of Fache's rare popular public stances in recent years had been his outspoken reaction to the Catholic pedophilia scandal.  (not reviewed by editor)

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