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irony
used in Rose Red

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
situational irony
Definition
when what happens is very different than what might be expected; or when things are together that seem like they don't belong together — especially when amusing or an entertaining coincidence
  • a second installment to the diary, hidden in the wall of the tower, ironically, on the other side of a false door installed behind an old discolored watercolor of a red rose hanging on the wall.
    11 — 1922 (71% in)
ironically = an entertaining coincidence where what happened is very different than what might have been expected
There are no more uses of "irony" flagged with this meaning in Rose Red.

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  • In fact, one of the great ironies here is that the concern is all mine.
    2 — 1907 (67% in)
  • John and I, and three other couples, two from Britain, one from Cleveland (ironically he and John share some business acquaintances there), are escorted into the bush by nearly thirty natives, an Australian guide named Charles Hammer and a Negro gun-bearer named Hipshoo-at least that's how we all pronounce it.
    3 — 1908 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "irony" in Rose Red.

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