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ox·y·mo·ron: (noun) a combination of contradictory words to create an incongruous, seemingly self-contradictory effect. (a list of many seemingly contradictory statements)

  • absolutely unsure
  • act naturally
  • acute apathy
  • almost done
  • alone together
  • anxious patient
  • apathetic interest
  • approximate solution
  • approximately equal
  • arrogant humility
  • bad luck
  • benevolent despot
  • benign neglect
  • bigger half
  • bitter sweet
  • black light
  • blameless culprit
  • books on tape
  • boring entertainment
  • bright night
  • bright shade
  • calm storm
  • casually concerned
  • cautiously optimistic
  • certainly unsure
  • cheerfully cynical
  • clearly confused
  • clever fool
  • cold fever
  • combative apology
  • comparatively unique
  • compulsory volunteers
  • consistent discrepancies
  • consistently inconsistent
  • conspicuously absent
  • constant change
  • constant variable
  • constructive criticism
  • controlled chaos
  • controlled enthusiasm
  • conventional wisdom
  • countless numbers
  • crash landing
  • creative destruction
  • criminal justice
  • crisis management
  • cruel kindness
  • daily special
  • dark day
  • dead livestock
  • deafening silence
  • defensive strike
  • deficit spending
  • definite maybe
  • deliberate mistake
  • deliberately thoughtless
  • delicious torment
  • demanding patient
  • democratic leadership
  • detailed summary
  • devout atheist
  • different pattern
  • dim light
  • diminished confidence
  • diminishing growth
  • dimwit
  • direct circumvention
  • discretionary rules
  • distant relative
  • divided unity
  • divorce court
  • dodge ram
  • doing nothing
  • domestic bliss
  • doorstop
  • double solitaire
  • doubtful believers
  • drawing a blank
  • dynamic stability
  • enthusiastically indifferent
  • essential luxury
  • eternal life
  • exact estimate
  • expected surprise
  • explicitly ambiguous
  • fairly explicit
  • fatally injured
  • fine mess
  • fire water
  • firm maybe
  • first conclusions
  • floppy disk
  • found missing
  • free market
  • freezer burn
  • gentle turbulence
  • genuine imitation
  • giant dwarf
  • going nowhere
  • good grief
  • good morning
  • government initiative
  • graduate student
  • graphic language
  • great depression
  • gregarious recluse
  • grotesque beauty
  • grounded airplane
  • group of individuals
  • growing small
  • halfway done
  • hollow point
  • honest crook
  • hopeful pessimist
  • hopelessly optimistic
  • horribly decent
  • hypothetical situations
  • idly laborious
  • important trivia
  • inside out
  • instant classic
  • intense apathy
  • justifiably paranoid
  • living dead
  • loyal opposition
  • meaningful nonsense
  • mutually exclusive
  • noble savage
  • numbing sensation
  • objective opinion
  • once again
  • one choice
  • organized chaos
  • original reproduction
  • paid volunteer
  • passive aggressive
  • peace riot
  • permanent substitute
  • persistent ambivalence
  • preserved ruins
  • pretty ugly
  • random order
  • relative stranger
  • resolute ambivalence
  • restless sleep
  • rush hour
  • same difference
  • science fiction
  • short distance
  • silent scream
  • subtle exaggeration
  • sure bet
  • systematic variance
  • true story
  • turned up missing
  • unbiased opinion
  • uninvited guest
  • victimless crime
  • virtual reality
  • willful negligence
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sep 17 2013 +
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