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used in Atlas Shrugged

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a situation or statement that may be true but is surprising or seems impossible because parts of it seem to contradict each other
  • Dagny, learn to understand the nature of your own power and you'll understand the paradox you now see around you.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (50% in)
  • He sat watching her movements with an open grin, as if the sight of her laying out cutlery on a kitchen table were the spectacle of some special paradox.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (3% in)
  • But even to go back took an act of intelligence-she thought, feeling the paradox of her own position, as she looked at the lethargy of the faces around her.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (81% in)

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