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 what is oxymoron ? give examples

Asked by Sreelakshmi Raj...(student), on 19/6/11


 its a figure of speech which involves contradictory terms...

for eg. dark light 

old news etc.

Posted by Swarnika Ahuja(student), on 19/6/11

 An oxymoron  (plural oxymorons or oxymora)  is a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms. Oxymorons appear in a variety of contexts, including inadvertent errors such as ground pilot and literary oxymorons crafted to reveal a paradox.

living dead .. ...... is an example

thumbs up plz !!

Posted by Physics Geek(student), on 23/6/11
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