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One entry found for paradox.
Main Entry: par·a·dox
Pronunciation: primarystresspar-schwa-secondarystressdäks
Function: noun
1 a : a statement that seems to go against common sense but may still be true b : a false statement that at first seems true
2 : a person or thing having qualities that seem to be opposites
- par·a·dox·i·cal /secondarystresspar-schwa-primarystressdäk-si-kschwal/ adjective
- par·a·dox·i·cal·ly /-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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