Oxymoron

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Either one or the other as it cannot be both
A figure of speech that juxtaposes concepts with contradictory meaning within a word or phrase.

An Oxymoron is a self-contradicting phrase.

Selected Examples

 

Examples

Page nameDescription
"Humanitarian intervention"The claim of intervening in other countries for their citizens own good. This falls flat when made by the same countries which fund or otherwise instigate these countries unrest. An old and increasingly tired excuse for wars of aggression.
Arab JewsJews in the Arab World.


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