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irony
used in Zero Day

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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
  • It was ironic that I ended up with the star and he didn't.
    p. 225.3

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  • Ironically, the old code stuff is coming back into vogue, Puller, because we've gotten so good at cracking computerized encryption.
    p. 258.7
  • Ironically, no shots fired at Quantico meant something was seriously wrong.
    p. 25.5
  • The first wedge finished, ironically enough, had been the part hit by the American Airlines jumbo jet temporarily flown by madmen.
    p. 231.3
  • Ironic.
    p. 356.9

There are no more uses of "irony" in Zero Day.

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