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  • 141Ironical — I*ron ic*al, a. [LL. ironicus, Gr. ? dissembling: cf. F. ironique. See {Irony}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining to irony; containing, expressing, or characterized by, irony; as, an ironical remark. [1913 Webster] 2. Addicted to the use of irony;… …

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  • 142Ironically — Ironical I*ron ic*al, a. [LL. ironicus, Gr. ? dissembling: cf. F. ironique. See {Irony}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining to irony; containing, expressing, or characterized by, irony; as, an ironical remark. [1913 Webster] 2. Addicted to the use of… …

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  • 143Ironicalness — Ironical I*ron ic*al, a. [LL. ironicus, Gr. ? dissembling: cf. F. ironique. See {Irony}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining to irony; containing, expressing, or characterized by, irony; as, an ironical remark. [1913 Webster] 2. Addicted to the use of… …

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  • 144wit — I. verb (wist; witting; present first & third singular wot) Etymology: Middle English witen (1st & 3d singular present wot, past wiste), from Old English witan (1st & 3d singular present wāt, past wisse, wiste); akin to Old High German wizzan to… …

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  • 145Poetry — This article is about the art form. For other uses, see Poetry (disambiguation). Literature Major forms Novel · Poem · Drama Short story · Novella …

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  • 146Quotation mark — This article is about quotation marks in English. For their use in other languages, see Non English usage of quotation marks. For their use in computer programming, see String literal. For the various glyphs used to render quotation marks, see… …

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  • 147Allan Bloom — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Allan Bloom birth = 14 September 1930 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States death = 7 October 1992 Chicago, Illinois, United… …

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  • 148The Dillinger Escape Plan — Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan performing in Budapest in 2008. Background information Origin Morris Plains, Ne …

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  • 149Post-postmodernism — is a term applied to a wide ranging set of developments in critical theory, philosophy, architecture, art, literature, and culture which are emerging from and reacting to postmodernism. Contents 1 Periodization 2 Definitions …

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  • 150Wonder Girls — For the American rock supergroup, see The Wondergirls. Wonder Girls Background information Origin Seoul, S …

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  • 151The Wonder Begins — Single infobox Name = The Wonder Begins Artist = Wonder Girls from Album = Released = February 13 2007 Format = CD, CD+Photobook Genre = K pop R B Length = N/A Label = Seoul Records, JYP Entertainment Producer = Park Jin Young Reviews = This… …

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  • 152Sarcasm — is stating the opposite of an intended meaning especially in order to sneeringly, slyly, jest or mock a person, situation or thing. It is strongly associated with irony, with some definitions classifying it as a type of verbal irony intended to… …

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  • 153international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 154English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 155French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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  • 156satire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ridicule, sarcasm, irony, mockery, travesty, burlesque. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The exposing of vice or folly, especially by wit] Syn. mockery, irony, ridicule, caricature; see irony , parody . 2. [A… …

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  • 157wit — noun 1) (wits) he needed all his wits to escape Syn: intelligence, shrewdness, astuteness, cleverness, canniness, sense, common sense, wisdom, sagacity, judgment, acumen, insight; brains, mind; informal …

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  • 158caustic remark — noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn he used sarcasm to upset his opponent irony is wasted on the stupid Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody s face but their own Jonathan Swift • Syn:… …

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  • 159FRENCH LITERATURE — Biblical and Hebraic Influences The influence of the Hebrew Bible and other Jewish writings on early French literature is limited. With the exception of the 12th century Jeu d Adam, an Anglo Norman verse play, and the 15th century Mistère du Viel …

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  • 160Comedy — This article is about a genre of dramatic works. For other uses, see Comedy (disambiguation). For the popular meaning of the term comedy , see Humour. Thalia, muse of comedy, holding a comic mask detail of “Muses Sarcophagus”, the nine Muses and… …

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