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irony
used in Betrayed: A House of Night Novel

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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
  • Ironically, Dracula had been one of my favorite books since I read it when I was thirteen.
    Chapter 18 (38% in)
ironically = an interesting coincidence

(editor's note:  More rigorously, situational irony describes a situation where what happens is very different than what might have been expected, but it is also often used just to describe an amusing or interesting coincidence.)
There are no more uses of "irony" flagged with this meaning in Betrayed: A House of Night Novel.

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  • I backed up a few feet, realizing that, ironically, I was now standing almost exactly where Neferet had stood not long before.
    Chapter 21 (6% in)
  • Ironically, I realized who the one person was who would not be freaked about the blood, and would definitely understand about the lust and such—Aphrodite.
    Chapter 15 (81% in)

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