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irony
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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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
  • The bitter irony wasn't lost on Kate: The moment she finally admitted to herself she needed help, there was no help to be found.
    p. 446.9
irony = when what happens is very different than what might be expected
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