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Oxymoron - Glossary of Terms


An oxymoron is the use of words in which two contradictory terms are combined.


act naturally / jumbo shrimp / four-ounce pound cake / rock opera / non-working mother
Interactive example:
It is a very dark draught beer, but they serve it in plastic glasses. [show me an oxymoron]
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