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What is oxymoron?

It is a figure of speech where an adjective is applied to a noun which is opposite in meaning. "Slow hurrying", "brilliant stupidity", "tedious excitements" are examples.
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What is an oxymoron?

An oxymoron is a conjoined pair of (seemingly) contradictory terms, e.g. deafening silence, pretty ugly, same difference, silent scream, or jumbo shrimp. The pairing, while a (MORE)

What are the examples of oxymoron?

Oxymorons are two words that are right by each other that can mean exactly opposite things like: big shrimp, pretty ugly, stupid genius, a little big, accurate estimate, awful (MORE)

Sentences with oxymorons?

Here is a long phrase of lots of them in it: I can picture my friend 'Barking' Eddie, it's a pretty ugly sight. I see him half naked, sipping non-alcoholic beer from his pla (MORE)

How do you use an oxymoron?

An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which opposite or contradictory ideas or terms are combined eg thunderous silence, sweet sorrow. There is an abundant lack of volunteers (MORE)

Oxymoron and examples?

Oxymorons are just statements that contradict each other. For instance: Pretty Ugly: She was pretty ugly when I first met her from online. Intense Calm: An intense calm cam (MORE)