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Oxymoron

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  1. denotes a contradiction

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    created by user picturealex on September 25, 2008
  2. a figure of speech that combines two normally contradictory terms

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  3. The word oxymoron is itself an oxymoron

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  4. loanword from Greek oxy ("sharp" or "pointed") and moros ("dull")

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  5. Example: Deafening silence

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  6. Example: Living Dead

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