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paradox

noun

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someone or something with qualities or features that seem to conflict with one another
  • the paradox of fighting a war for peace

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“Paradox.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paradox. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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