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OXYMORON. The word oxymoron is derived from the Greek for  pointedly foolish  ( oxys = sharp/keen and moros = foolish). . Great Depression Jumbo shrimp Cruel to be kind Clearly confused Act naturally Deafening silence Definitely maybe. Examples of Oxymorons. Living dead

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Oxymoron

OXYMORON

The word oxymoron is derived from the Greek for pointedly foolish (oxys = sharp/keen and

moros = foolish).


Oxymoron

  • Great Depression

  • Jumbo shrimp

  • Cruel to be kind

  • Clearly confused

  • Act naturally

    Deafening silence

    Definitely maybe


Examples of oxymorons

Examples of Oxymorons

  • Living dead

  • Big sip

  • Original copy

  • Bittersweet

  • Sweet sorrow

  • Grim smile

  • spendthrift


Oxymoron examples

Oxymoron Examples

  • Act naturally

  • Almost exactly

  • Clearly misunderstood

  • Passive aggressive

  • Small crowd

  • Minor catastrophe

  • Good grief


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